Hong Kong authorities have made their first arrest under a new law criminalising doxxing. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong authorities have made their first arrest under a new law criminalising doxxing. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog makes first arrest under new anti-doxxing law

  • The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data says the doxxing was related to a monetary dispute between the suspect and the alleged victim
  • Legal amendments specifically criminalising doxxing took effect in October, and empowered the watchdog to carry out investigations and initiate prosecutions

Topic |   Doxxing and cyberbullying
Hong Kong authorities have made their first arrest under a new law criminalising doxxing. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong authorities have made their first arrest under a new law criminalising doxxing. Photo: Shutterstock
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