Researchers say the pro-China online network used fake accounts to encourage Asian Americans to participate in protests


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Washington — A network of fake social media accounts linked to the Chinese government is common in real-world protests against anti-Asian American racism and China’s manipulation of the virus that caused the Covid-19 pandemic. Attempted to elicit Americans into a but unfounded claim, according to a US security company. Attempts to physically mobilize Americans have so far failed, researchers said.But they represent a nasty effort that is reminiscent of [Russia’s attempt to disagree during the 2016 presidential election](// , They said. This activity represents the first known example of a suspicious Chinese-related actor targeting Americans, with the explicit goal of...