The government has tweaked its proposed anti-doxxing amendments to address concerns raised by pro-establishment lawmakers. Photo: Nora Tam
The government has tweaked its proposed anti-doxxing amendments to address concerns raised by pro-establishment lawmakers. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong authorities agree to lower threshold for prosecution under new anti-doxxing law after lawmakers voice concerns

  • New threshold will not require prosecutors to prove victim was psychologically harmed, only that suspect intended to threaten or harass
  • Government also specifies which tech company employees can be legally compelled to remove offending information

The government has tweaked its proposed anti-doxxing amendments to address concerns raised by pro-establishment lawmakers. Photo: Nora Tam
The government has tweaked its proposed anti-doxxing amendments to address concerns raised by pro-establishment lawmakers. Photo: Nora Tam
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