Hong Kong introduces new legal amendments to outlaw doxxing

May 11, 2021 | INVESTING

Anyone engaged in doxxing with the intent to threaten, intimidate, harass or cause psychological harm could face up to five years behind bars and a fine of as much as HK$1 million (US$128,765) under a series of legal amendments proposed by the Hong Kong government on Tuesday.In a paper submitted to the Legislative Council, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau also recommended the Office of the Privacy Commissioner be equipped with investigative powers allowing it to compel people to…

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