The government says the law is not meant to target online platform service providers, but the bill exposes local staff of global tech giants to criminal liability. Photo: Shutterstock The government says the law is not meant to target online platform service providers, but the bill exposes local staff of global tech giants to criminal liability. Photo: Shutterstock
The government says the law is not meant to target online platform service providers, but the bill exposes local staff of global tech giants to criminal liability. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong’s proposed anti-doxxing law far too broad and vague, critics argue

  • The bill opens the door to arbitrary accusations and has left internet service providers unsure of how to comply, legal and industry experts say
  • But supporters of the legislation say it gives much-needed powers to the privacy chief and the burden of proof to convict is high

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The government says the law is not meant to target online platform service providers, but the bill exposes local staff of global tech giants to criminal liability. Photo: Shutterstock The government says the law is not meant to target online platform service providers, but the bill exposes local staff of global tech giants to criminal liability. Photo: Shutterstock
The government says the law is not meant to target online platform service providers, but the bill exposes local staff of global tech giants to criminal liability. Photo: Shutterstock
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