A US package to counter Beijing’s economic surge includes provisions for protecting Hong Kong’s internet freedom. Photo: AP A US package to counter Beijing’s economic surge includes provisions for protecting Hong Kong’s internet freedom. Photo: AP
A US package to counter Beijing’s economic surge includes provisions for protecting Hong Kong’s internet freedom. Photo: AP

United States funding for Hong Kong internet freedom is ‘a meaningless political gesture’, city technology experts say

  • US to plough resources into the ‘development and deployment of internet freedom and Great Firewall circumvention tools for the people of Hong Kong’
  • Senate has passed a bill earmarking US$250 billion to strengthen American capabilities as Washington-Beijing rivalry continues to escalate

Topic |   US-China relations
A US package to counter Beijing’s economic surge includes provisions for protecting Hong Kong’s internet freedom. Photo: AP A US package to counter Beijing’s economic surge includes provisions for protecting Hong Kong’s internet freedom. Photo: AP
A US package to counter Beijing’s economic surge includes provisions for protecting Hong Kong’s internet freedom. Photo: AP
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