🌊 Free Tide: Facebook rejects HK over 200 times
China comes up with its legal answer to foreign sanctions.
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Facebook rejected all 202 of the Hong Kong government’s appeals for user data. All requests were made within six months of the National Security Law’s enactment in June 2020. In response to a question on whether Facebook’s non-compliance broke any of HK’s laws, a police representative said relevant individuals and parties would be asked to provide information “when it is needed for its crime investigations”.
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