The introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong has given many US online giants pause for thought. Photo: AFPThe introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong has given many US online giants pause for thought. Photo: AFP
The introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong has given many US online giants pause for thought. Photo: AFP
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Foreign internet firms in a bind over ambiguous security law

  • All online companies, local and foreign, have to fully abide by the law, but the legislation’s unclear language and broad provisions make for uncertainty about what constitutes a violation

The introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong has given many US online giants pause for thought. Photo: AFPThe introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong has given many US online giants pause for thought. Photo: AFP
The introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong has given many US online giants pause for thought. Photo: AFP
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