Chan King-hei was found guilty last month of using the computer system of his then-employer to access the personal data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members from July to August last year. Photo: AFP Chan King-hei was found guilty last month of using the computer system of his then-employer to access the personal data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members from July to August last year. Photo: AFP
Chan King-hei was found guilty last month of using the computer system of his then-employer to access the personal data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members from July to August last year. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong protests: two years’ jail for first person found guilty of doxxing police, families amid anti-government unrest

  • District judge says the ‘deterrent sentence’ for Chan King-hei was needed given the seriousness of crime, noting the distress caused to innocent family members
  • The 33-year-old was convicted last month of accessing the data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members

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Chan King-hei was found guilty last month of using the computer system of his then-employer to access the personal data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members from July to August last year. Photo: AFP Chan King-hei was found guilty last month of using the computer system of his then-employer to access the personal data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members from July to August last year. Photo: AFP
Chan King-hei was found guilty last month of using the computer system of his then-employer to access the personal data of three public figures, 20 police officers and six of their family members from July to August last year. Photo: AFP
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