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Hong Kong Broadband Network blocks website to comply with security law

14 Jan 2021 / 14:46 H.

    HONG KONG, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) said on Thursday it blocked the website for Hong Kong Chronicles in compliance with the city's national security law.

    A spokesperson of HKBN confirmed the blockage to Reuters in an email.

    Hong Kong Chronicles is a website that publishes material mainly related to anti-government protests in 2019.

    The blockage marks the first time the authorities in the city have used a sweeping national security law to censor an internet website. (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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