Under Hong Kong’s new anti-doxxing law, the privacy commissioner may serve a cessation notice to request the removal of doxxing messages when the victim is a Hong Kong resident or present in Hong Kong when the disclosure is made. Photo: Shutterstock
Under Hong Kong’s new anti-doxxing law, the privacy commissioner may serve a cessation notice to request the removal of doxxing messages when the victim is a Hong Kong resident or present in Hong Kong when the disclosure is made. Photo: Shutterstock
Ada Chung Lai-ling
Opinion

Opinion

Ada Chung Lai-ling

Hong Kong’s anti-doxxing law plugs privacy loophole and protects freedoms

  • In making doxxing a crime and boosting the privacy commissioner’s enforcement powers, the new ordinance puts Hong Kong’s laws in step with those in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore
  • It will not affect normal and lawful business activities in Hong Kong, or affect freedom of speech and the free flow of information

Under Hong Kong’s new anti-doxxing law, the privacy commissioner may serve a cessation notice to request the removal of doxxing messages when the victim is a Hong Kong resident or present in Hong Kong when the disclosure is made. Photo: Shutterstock
Under Hong Kong’s new anti-doxxing law, the privacy commissioner may serve a cessation notice to request the removal of doxxing messages when the victim is a Hong Kong resident or present in Hong Kong when the disclosure is made. Photo: Shutterstock
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