Many Hongkongers have resorted to spreading their political opponents’ personal information online. Photo: Nora Tam Many Hongkongers have resorted to spreading their political opponents’ personal information online. Photo: Nora Tam
Many Hongkongers have resorted to spreading their political opponents’ personal information online. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protests: with nearly 5,000 doxxing complaints since unrest erupted, officials mull new powers for privacy commissioner

  • Constitutional affairs minister tells legislature personal information ‘has been weaponised’
  • The commissioner’s office has for years been mocked as a “toothless tiger”, for its lack of power to conduct criminal investigations

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Many Hongkongers have resorted to spreading their political opponents’ personal information online. Photo: Nora Tam Many Hongkongers have resorted to spreading their political opponents’ personal information online. Photo: Nora Tam
Many Hongkongers have resorted to spreading their political opponents’ personal information online. Photo: Nora Tam
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