As Hong Kong’s protests have escalated, police officers, their family members, senior government officials, protesters, journalists, and business and community figures, have all had their personal details exposed in a malicious way, or so-called doxxing. Photo: Reuters
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Police need protection, but they are not the only ones to suffer from cyberbullying

  • Even if the government believes there is an urgent need to provide stronger safeguards against doxxing, it would be better when it is done for the wider public interest

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As Hong Kong’s protests have escalated, police officers, their family members, senior government officials, protesters, journalists, and business and community figures, have all had their personal details exposed in a malicious way, or so-called doxxing. Photo: Reuters
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