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2018-02-28

(28 February, 2018)  The Financial Secretary today releases the 2018-19 Budget. In it, the government identifies innovation and technology among the three global trends, showing the government has put strong emphasis into I&T and ICT related items. This year, an extra $50 billion is injected to boost the developmen…

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Important News
2018-02-26

尚記得上次創新板框架諮詢文件公布時,港交所高舉吸引新經濟公司來港、推動本地初創的旗幟,建議分為「創新初板」和「創新主板」兩個交易板塊,吸引尚未有盈利或採用非傳統管治架構的新經濟公司,以及擬在香港作第二上市的中國內地公司在香港上市。當時只就大方向諮詢市場,並未有具體細節。

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Innovation Technology & Policy
2018-02-14

我們日常生活的所有環節,已日漸依賴互聯網;即時網絡通訊工具、電郵、社交媒體已成為主流通訊方法,分分秒秒累積的資訊可以讓用戶的行蹤無所遁形。原本在現實世界中像空氣般消失不見的談話內容,在網上卻可保存,執法機關只要透過服務供應者,便可取得大量敏感資料。作為用戶,怎樣知道服務供應商會否保障用戶私隱,還是全面遵循?

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Internet Freedom & Privacy
2018-02-12

Podcast: www.rthk.hk/radio/radio3/programme/lettertohongkong/episode/485301?lang=en

It has been cold and gloomy in Hong Kong last week. Sadly, the outlook of our city’s rule of law and political rights of our people have also been as cold and gloomy.

In the two decades since the handover, Hong Kong people have b…

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2018-02-09

(2018年2月9日)香港大學新聞及傳媒研究中心今日發布「2018香港資訊公開報告」,比較韓國、台灣、澳洲、英國和美國的通訊監察法例,指出香港執法部門無需申請任何搜查令即可向資訊科技公司索取用戶資料(含元資料和個人資料),做法無須向公眾公開,批評缺乏透明度。

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Important News
2018-02-07

Following is a question by the Hon Charles Mok and a written reply by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Edward Yau, in the Legislative Council today (February 7):

Question:

It is learnt that the use of and demand for mobile data have been rising rapidly in recent years. This, coupled with th…

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Council Questions
2018-02-06

In April 2017, the Hong Kong government scrapped the First Registration Tax concessions for electric vehicles. Since then, sales of electric cars in the city have plummeted dramatically.

As we can see from the figures provided by the Transport Department, between April and December in 2016, a total of 2,078 new elec…

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