What red light?
It's only a matter of when.
Besides, the Party-State is already completely free to snoop into people's (or companies) communications.
https://twitter.com/charlesmok/statu...49240468373506Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam vows to ‘plug loopholes’ in internet regulation, and ‘supervise and manage the media’
Lam repeated claims that a failure to regulate “fake news” circulating online was to blame for the 2019 pro-democracy protests and unrest.
"This diversification of the toolkit will be a key part of the HKG nat sec strategy..."
"HK citizens will need to be mindful of a wider range of potential criminal penalties"
Is it time now to change the thread title given that the descent is no longer steady and is pretty much complete.