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Hong Kong: youth Ambassador Against Internet Piracy

Categories: East Asia, Hong Kong (China), Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Technology

Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department has been recruiting 9-25 years old youths to become “youth ambassador against internet privacy” against BT activities. The project is initially launched in Feburary 2006 and until now 1200 BT websites have been closed and 99 persons have been arrested (zh) [1]. Ben Ng has a full report in his blog.

Big white guy posts the english reports on his blog and asks jokingly: “what next? getting the kids to report their parent for using pirated software?” [2]