Facebook and WhatsApp have suspended Hong Kong user info requests

Credit: SBS- Published on July 7, 2020
Facebook and WhatsApp will no longer pass on information on their users to the Hong Kong government and law enforcement authorities, due to a new national security law imposed on Hong Kong.

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Published on July 7, 2020 -  02:24
Facebook, Google suspend Hong Kong data requests
Major internet and social media platformes have suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China's establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city. Libby Hogan reports.

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