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Hong Kong’s sex workers rely on technology to sell themselves without a middleman

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
Compensated daters" use online forums and chat apps to find business. Under Hong Kong law, what they do is not illegal as long as they do not solicit in public places.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.