Pompeo praises Google, Facebook, Twitter for not surrendering user data to Hong Kong government

"Beijing said that for 50 years, they'd give the people of Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy. And you all have seen what's happened after only 23 years - empty promises," Pompeo said.

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"Beijing said that for 50 years, they'd give the people of Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy.
WASHINGTON: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday gave kudos to Google, Facebook and Twitter for refusing to surrender user data to the Hong Kong government, and encouraged other companies to do the same.

"Beijing said that for 50 years, they'd give the people of Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy. And you all have seen what's happened after only 23 years - empty promises," Pompeo said.

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