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This post was written by Catherine Lai and originally published on Hong Kong Free Press on November 12, 2016. The version below is published on Global Voices under a partnership...
"He’s one of a very small number of young Chinese who have been outspoken in criticising the Chinese government on Twitter using their real names."
"This is not just my personal matter or Causeway Bay Books, this is about the human rights of Hong Kong people."
Access My Info generates a letter for users to send to relevant privacy officers of internet service providers and mobile phone companies to request data about themselves.
"...it is quite obvious that the public have no way to know about the truth at the moment. We don’t know whether the reasons provided by the government are justified..."
Whilst the visible comments about the massive military parade on Weibo were overwhelmingly positive, posts which were removed and collected at FreeWeibo.com showed users making fun of the occasion.
Until now, managing online discourse has been delegated to Internet content providers on a largely ad hoc basis.