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2019-10-31

(31 October 2019) The High Court has granted an interim injunction to temporarily ban publishing anything online deemed to encourage violence, valid till 15 November 2019. The application by the Secretary for Justice asked that the court restrain anyone from “disseminating, sharing, or resharing” any information or mat…

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Important News
2019-10-24

多年前政府曾以保護私隱為由,考慮限制公司查冊和查車牌,引起剝削公眾知情權的爭議。在今年反修訂《逃犯條例》風波之中,示威者、警員、傳媒甚至立法會議員都被「起底」,個人資料在網上流傳。若私隱關注被用作窒礙公開資料甚至過濾互聯網內容,對香港公眾知情權和資訊流通都可能帶來極大傷害,必須非常謹慎處理。

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警察隊員佐級協會上周以警員受「起底」影響提出司法覆核,並申請臨時禁制令禁止公眾和候選人查閱選民姓名和登記地址。上訴庭前天裁定協會上訴得直,禁制公眾查閱直至有司法覆核結果為止。

相關組織有機會「乘勝追擊」,尋求封殺其他查冊,受影響範圍可延伸至土地、婚姻、公司、車輛註冊等。…

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Internet Freedom & Privacy
2019-10-23

Following is a question by the Hon Charles Mok and a written reply by the Secretary for Security, Mr John Lee, in the Legislative Council today (October 23):

Question:

Article 28 of the Basic Law provides that the freedom of the person of Hong Kong residents shall be inviolable, which includes the prohibition of…

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Council Questions
Office Of Hon. Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)