Facebook and Twitter block Hong Kong government’s data requests
Facebook says it has paused sharing user data with Hong Kong authorities while it conducts a 'human-rights' assessment
Hong Kong — Facebook and Twitter will not process user data requests from the Hong Kong government amid concerns that a new security law could criminalise government protests.
Facebook typically works with law enforcement to follow local laws where the company operates but says it has paused sharing user data with Hong Kong authorities while it conducts a “human-rights” assessment. The pause applies to all Facebook properties, including its core social network, Instagram and WhatsApp...