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- Taiwan and Mainland Governmental Web Sites
- China News Digest, Global News, No. GL99-111,
9 August 1999. The mainland government's Railway
Ministry web site has been hacked to show the nationalist
flag and some pro-Taiwan-independence slogan, and Several
Taiwanese agencies' web sites have been hacked. It is
not clear if any of these hacking activities have any trace
of official sanction.
- Chinese plan to hack into Taiwan
- AFP, The Straits Times, 10 October
2000. Hackers from mainland who attacked several government
websites in May this year are likely to strike again as
Taiwan celebrates its National Day. Computer hackers from
Taiwan and China battled it out on the Internet in August
last year after then Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui
characterised Taiwan's relationship with the mainland as
special state-to-state ties.