Doxxing the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong

Totalitarian systems Communism Social media Politics China Hong Kong

Since late August, an anonymous website has been publishing the personal details of pro-democracy protesters, journalists and politicians in Hong Kong. Building on our team’s earlier analysis of the state-backed information campaign targeting the Hong Kong protests, I took a look at how this site has been spread on Twitter.

Not enough evidence has been found to attribute responsibility for the site directly to a person or an entity. However, here’s what can be said with confidence about the site and the efforts to spread it on Twitter:

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