Retrieved 5 February Oriental Daily in Chinese. Many felt entitled to download and view these images just because the subjects were public figures. On 2 February, Commissioner of Police Tang King Shing warned that anyone with the pictures on their computer could be in breach of the law, even if there was no record of distribution. Archived from the original on 12 February
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Alvin is a marketer by day and blogger by night. Leung Kwok Hung. Although Chen agreed to co-operate with the authorities, he refused to return to Hong Kong to give evidence in the trial. Archived from the original on 15 December Web sites on the mainland are usually more sensitive to political issues than to pornography, and for several weeks major sites such as Baidu permitted the images to be disseminated. Commentary in the newspaper Ming Pao also remarked on the widespread outrage about the perceived selective application of legal principles — that a person charged with an apparently minor offence being denied bail whilst two others, unnamed, with allegedly heavier involvement in the spread of the photographs were allowed out on bail.