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Hackers Attack Hong Kong’s Free Media

Jimmy Lai stands outside his company's headquarters in Hong Kong, on Feb. 7, 2011. The hacking of almost 900 emails from Lai's company appears to be an effort by the Chinese regime to embarrass Lai. (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)
Jimmy Lai stands outside his company's headquarters in Hong Kong, on Feb. 7, 2011. The hacking of almost 900 emails from Lai's company appears to be an effort by the Chinese regime to embarrass Lai. (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

An apparent attempt to embarrass the owner of an independent newspaper in Hong Kong by hacking his email has called attention to the attempts to...

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