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  1. Hundreds protest outside CCTV

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... problems settled if the media reported on his plight. He wanted to use National Legal Education Day- reportedly initiated by CCTV- and petition there. More than 100 public security officers in 20 ... have gathered every year since 2004 in front of the CCTV gates on National Legal Education Day. In an apparent attempt to eliminate public protests during the Beijing Olympics in August, ...

  2. CCTV not as useful as British had hoped

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... The effectiveness of closed-circuit television (CCTV) in combating crime has been under public scrutiny in Britain since the government spent #170 million (HK$2.13 billion) installing its system five years ago. According to a British Home Office report released last August, CCTV accounted for more than three-quarters of total spending on crime prevention, but its effectiveness ...

  3. Should the school authority install CCTV on campuses?

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... equipment and valuables worth more than $50,000. Some were even burgled twice in a month, although they locked their valuables in steel cages. If CCTV had been in place the cameras would have ... are worried about losing their privacy if CCTV is installed. I am not suggesting cameras in changing rooms or toilets! The system should be in place at the main gates, in lifts, computer rooms ...

  4. Life in camera

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With 265,000 cameras around the city, Beijing is already the CCTV capital of China. That figure is set to increase as the city's municipal government goes ahead with a plan to install ... on security technology, including thousands more CCTV cameras. The city's residents, however, are less concerned with terrorism than the fact the cameras pose a threat to their privacy. ...

  5. Surveillance creeping into local schools

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei The intrusion of CCTV systems into schools isn't just a problem in Britain. Many Hong Kong schools are following suit by installing cameras on their premises. The main ... getting CCTVs. Chong points out that schools need to meet certain requirements for installing the devices if they do not want to risk breaking the law. 'CCTV is being widely promoted ...

  6. Paranoid Big Brother isn't fit to watch you

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    ... for people to check the data held on them, which may be inaccurate, widely disseminated and damaging. Another threat to privacy is the spectacular increase in surveillance by CCTV cameras. CCTV ... survived the suicide attempt, only to find a CCTV photo of himself, holding the knife, broadcast on prime-time television as an example of CCTV cameras curbing knife crime. Mr Peck brought legal ...

  7. Gala queen's throne under threat

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... will be on the table, bottles of beer and baijiu will be cracked open, and everyone will settle down in front of the TV to watch CCTV's annual Spring Festival Gala. At least, that's what the government hopes. CCTV's New Year's Eve broadcast is an all-singing, all-dancing marathon with interludes of cheesy comedy, xiangsheng, or cross-talk, and appearances by the famous. It has ...

  8. Union claims lifesavers face discrimination

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Services Department investigate their allegations. He wanted the department to look into whether the pool's management staff had misused CCTV to infringe personal privacy. Kwok said ... the findings. A department statement said the dispute may have been caused by a misunderstanding. They fully supported their staff's participation in union activities. On the CCTV allegations, ...

  9. Photos of suspect in rape case released

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the crime scene. 'We also want to talk to any driver of a taxi, or minibus who might have picked him up,' a spokesman said. The suspect was filmed by CCTV near where a 21-year-old woman ... The discovery of the CCTV images followed the release a sketch of the suspect late last month. 'We have received a number of calls from the public, but the information could not help us identity ...

  10. Hygiene TV would evade privacy laws

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... CCTV images do not infringe personal data or copyright rules, says a legal expert People filmed littering at hygiene black spots would not be able to claim in their defence ... claimed that five districts were interested in joining a pilot scheme for closed-circuit TV (CCTV) surveillance. Andrew Lam Ping-cheung, chairman of the Law Society's Criminal Law ...




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