The two were sentenced to five days detention for spreading at least ten photos of singer and actor Edison Chen in bed with female celebrities, a scandal that has touched off a media frenzy in Hong Kong and feverish downloading of the photos. The two men were arrested in the central province of Hunan after an online post showing the nude photos attracted more thanhits, Xinhua news agency said. Eleven others across the country have already been detained for producing or selling the photos or posting them on the Internet, Xinhua said.
When the Edison Chen photo scandal made headlines in Hong Kong over a decade ago, I was 11 years old, somewhat perplexed by what I was seeing in our media. I am a fan of Gillian Chung, and I remember feeling it was odd that she had to apologise and endure so many professional consequences for doing nothing wrong. I wanted to say something about it, but I was an year-old girl, a bit too obsessed with pop stars.
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It all started on 27 January when various photographs of people resembling the above-named celebrities were all posted one after the other including the Hong Kong Discussion Forum and free. The photos in question included:. But as more and more photos were released into public domain, the newspapers soon changed their tune. She also sports the same belly ring, earring and tattoos as the real Cecilia Cheung.
Hong Kong singer and actor Edison Chen said on Thursday that he would step away from the Hong Kong entertainment industry, in his first public appearance since a nude picture scandal broke in January. He said in a brief statement he would fulfil existing commitments before stepping down "indefinitely". Police believe the arrest they made Saturday - one of seven total - is that of the man who initially uploaded the photos he found on a computer he was repairing.
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As Paris Hilton and other Hollywood types can attest, sex sells and can super-charge careers. In Hong Kong, it can also end them, at least temporarily. The former British colony has been in a tizzy after hundreds of compromising photos of singer and movie star Edison Chen posing nude or having sex with top Hong Kong singers and actresses raced across the Internet. The scandal has been fueled by big names, seedy photos, and a whiff of organized crime.
Saturday, February 23, In a recent press conference by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of China, Armorize Technologies disclosed details on web-phishing crimes related to the " Edison Chen photo scandal ". The scandal which has become a hot topic in the Chinese-language world - especially in Hong Kong - has seen some governments discipline the public for distributing these related photos.