My Take by Alex Lo
Facebook needs to face up to hate speech
- Facebook has refused to hand over information about users who posted racist messages on the official page of a Hong Kong NGO, citing its need to follow data protection laws in Ireland
- That response is outrageous and irresponsible
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.