Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 months at the District Court on Monday for doxxing 215 individuals. Photo: Warton Li Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 months at the District Court on Monday for doxxing 215 individuals. Photo: Warton Li
Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 months at the District Court on Monday for doxxing 215 individuals. Photo: Warton Li

Judge urges Hong Kong government to hold internet service providers liable for not removing leaked data, as ex-clerk gets 45 months’ jail for doxxing

  • Sentence for Hung Wing-sum, who had actively divulged personal details of 215 individuals to two doxxing groups, is heaviest to date in such a case
  • Judge says case underscores need to step up internet security and identify the civil servants involved in doxxing campaigns against authorities

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 months at the District Court on Monday for doxxing 215 individuals. Photo: Warton Li Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 months at the District Court on Monday for doxxing 215 individuals. Photo: Warton Li
Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 months at the District Court on Monday for doxxing 215 individuals. Photo: Warton Li
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