The Telegram and LIHKG mobile apps are popular with protesters. Photo: SMCP

Hong Kong’s ban on posting online material inciting violence will be tough to enforce, while protesters brainstorm ideas to avoid being caught

  • Reactions from legal experts and lawmakers are mixed a day after court grants order amid months-long protest crisis
  • Exco member Ronny Tong says enforcement would be problematic because of user identification challenges and sites hosted overseas
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Telegram and LIHKG mobile apps are popular with protesters. Photo: SMCP
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Hong Kong has been rocked by almost five months of protests. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong court order bans posting and spreading of online messages inciting violence as anti-government protests continue

  • Interim injunction targets threats of violence intended, or likely to cause, unlawful bodily injury to any person and damage to any property
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong has been rocked by almost five months of protests. Photo: Sam Tsang
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