"I reject the idea that our given free speech rights are restrained by an authoritarian country. Notepad++ stands with the people of Hong Kong," the Stand with Hong Kong blog post
stated. When trying to download the Notepad++ program using China-based web browsers, downloaders are greeted with interstitial messages saying the site has been blocked. "I am not surprised about their reaction. But since the free speech is basic right of
everyone, I won't keep silent," creator of the software said.
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