Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Sep. 21, 2019 1 min read

In some ways, the tactics are far less advanced, and in others, like hkleaks(.)ru, they feel far more advanced than the IRA. Unreported in that piece, but HKLeaks is behind @DDoSGUARD's CDN and nameservers  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rosalindadams/hong-kong-doxing-protesters-china-encourage 

Since that @RosalindZAdams piece, Twitter is now blocking embedded link-backs to hkleaks(.)ru

There was a domain swap between a .org and a .ru, but the hosting has remained behind Netherland-based DDoS-GUARD servers in Russia since it came online in August, according to SecurityTrail records. Wouldn't be surprised if it is directly China-origin, bouncing through their CDN

Will share anything if I hear back.

Let's play this game.

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