Stories about East Asia from August, 2019
Indonesia's regional internet shutdown continues, YouTube blocks 210 channels over suspected links to China and Tonga threatens to block Facebook.
The 936 accounts were merely the active ones and there existed a larger network of approximately 200,000 accounts created to undermine the legitimacy and political positions of the movement in Hong Kong.
Those who do not toe the official party line are identified and subjected to doxxing
In the face of border searches, Hong Kong protesters are picking up new technology tactics to mitigate their risk.
Across the globe, journalists are facin charges of everything from espionage to tax evasion.
Pro-China forum members quickly halted their plan to troll Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters after their personal information, including identity card number and bank record was exposed online.