Doxxing complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong says. Photo: May TseDoxxing complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong says. Photo: May Tse
Doxxing complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong says. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog reveals 75-fold increase in doxxing complaints amid anti-government protests in 2019

  • Complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, with 1,402 cases transferred to police for their potentially criminal nature
  • Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong proposes a host of measures to curb cyberbullying and data leakage in the new year

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Doxxing complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong says. Photo: May TseDoxxing complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong says. Photo: May Tse
Doxxing complaints shot up from 57 in 2018 to 4,370 in 2019, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong says. Photo: May Tse
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