Google Blames China for Hacking

Thursday, June 02, 2011

A Chinese flag flies next to the Google company logo outside the Google China headquarters in Beijing on March 22, 2010. (LIU JIN/AFP/Getty)

Accounts belonging to hundreds of Gmail users, including U.S. government officials and political activists in in China, were hacked. Google has said that the hacking originated in China. The Chinese government has categorically denied any involvement with the hacking. However, China is paying attention to "information warfare," says Jeremy Goldkorn, who works for Danwei, a site that monitors the media in China.

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