Protesters clash with police in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Officers were among the targets of doxxing, the publishing of personal information on the internet with malicious intent. Photo: Getty Images Protesters clash with police in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Officers were among the targets of doxxing, the publishing of personal information on the internet with malicious intent. Photo: Getty Images
Protesters clash with police in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Officers were among the targets of doxxing, the publishing of personal information on the internet with malicious intent. Photo: Getty Images
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Doxxing sentence a welcome deterrent

  • Father of police officer was left to feel helpless, fragile and anxious about his safety after personal details were revealed online by former telecoms worker

Protesters clash with police in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Officers were among the targets of doxxing, the publishing of personal information on the internet with malicious intent. Photo: Getty Images Protesters clash with police in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Officers were among the targets of doxxing, the publishing of personal information on the internet with malicious intent. Photo: Getty Images
Protesters clash with police in Sheung Shui on July 13, 2019. Officers were among the targets of doxxing, the publishing of personal information on the internet with malicious intent. Photo: Getty Images
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