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‘Direct infringement’: critics air privacy concerns over Hong Kong police telecom interception powers

Critics have slammed the Hong Kong government for allowing police to intercept communications and request personal data from service providers under the new national security legislation, citing privacy infringement risks. Under Article 23 of the controversial law criminalising secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference, the force may also conduct warrantless searches or private properties, restrict suspects’ […]