Hong Kong: anti-surveillance protesters tear down ‘smart’ lamp-post

Activists targeted several ‘smart’ lamp-posts equipped with sensors, cameras and data networks in anti-surveillance protests over the weekend. Protesters, many of whom disguised their identities with masks and umbrellas, fear the devices can be used by China to collect personal information. Authorities insist the lamp-posts only collect air quality, traffic and weather data
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