Extradition bill demonstrators take a break outside the Department of Justice in Hong Kong last month. The use of encrypted messaging, peer-to-peer communication technology, doxing and cyber attacks have shown that the protest is also very much in the digital realm. Photo: Sam Tsang
Stuart Hargreaves
Opinion

Opinion

Stuart Hargreaves

Hong Kong’s laws need to evolve as protests enter the digital realm

  • As the anti-extradition movement has shown, protests play out in the digital arena too, raising questions about whether the law should treat them the same as in the physical world. How we protect our virtual rights will be most instructive

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Extradition bill demonstrators take a break outside the Department of Justice in Hong Kong last month. The use of encrypted messaging, peer-to-peer communication technology, doxing and cyber attacks have shown that the protest is also very much in the digital realm. Photo: Sam Tsang
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