Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go digitally dark

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by hawki, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. mood

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    The new battle in Hong Kong isn’t on the streets: it’s in the apps
    Activists are using Airdrop, livestreams, and innovative maps to keep their protest alive. But the authorities have plenty of tech of their own
    September 10, 2019
    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/...ong-kong-isnt-on-the-streets-its-in-the-apps/
     
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    China Appears to Be Censoring Hong Kong Protests From TikTok
    September 16, 2019
    https://futurism.com/china-hong-kong-censoring-protests-tiktok
     
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    Hong Kong protesters personal data leaked by Russian website
    September 20, 2019
    https://www.dw.com/en/hong-kong-protesters-personal-data-leaked-by-russian-website/a-50515519
     
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    Research outs poorly constructed disinfo campaign aimed at Hong Kong protests
    September 26, 2019
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/hong-kong-disinfo-campaign-graphika/
     
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    Apple rejected an app in Hong Kong that helped protesters track police activity
    October 3, 2019
    https://www.businessinsider.de/apple-banned-hong-kong-app-for-tracking-protests-2019-10
     
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    Apple reverses ban on HKmap.live app tracking Hong Kong protests & police
    October 4, 2019
    https://boingboing.net/2019/10/04/hkmap-live-hong-kong.html
     
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    China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police
    October 9, 2019
    https://apnews.com/5072bbc7b7894d63892997e2313b88fb
     
  8. hawki

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    "Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police movement

    Apple Inc. has removed an app from its App Store that Hong Kong protesters used to track police movements.

    In a statement Wednesday, Apple said the HKmap.live app had been taken down because it was endangering police and residents in Hong Kong, and violated its terms of service. The previous day, China's state-owned People's Daily Online newspaper harshly criticized Apple for allowing the app..."

    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/a...-police-movement-2019-10-09?mod=mw_latestnews
     
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