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Hong Kong passes new anti-doxxing law – violators face HK$1m fine and 5 years jail

Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner has gained sweeping powers to request local and overseas internet service providers to remove “doxxing” content, after lawmakers passed amendments to the what they saw as a backward privacy law. The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance amendment bill was approved in the Legislative Council on Wednesday with total backing from pro-establishment legislators. […]