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  1. Media ignore Anita Mui's plea for privacy

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Reporters still stake out the home of the cancer-stricken star Canto-pop star Anita Mui Yim-fong's dramatic plea for privacy during her battle with cancer last week has fallen on deaf ... 'Even though it's not illegal to wait outside her flat to take photos they should not do so, especially since she has already pleaded for privacy.' But Mui's plea did manage ...

  2. Private and confidential

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... A WOMAN yelling at her husband, a girl shouting at her brother, another girl banging on the door and an old man holding a peeled banana - these are scenes from Privacy?, one of the winning entries in the 'Privacy Protection in Action: TV Advertisement Competition'. Jointly organised by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data and the Hong Kong Federation ...

  3. Property agents' group backs war on dirty money

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Authority said yesterday that under a set of 40 guidelines, agents will have to report all suspicious transactions to law enforcement officers. The guidelines have been provided by the Financial ... Alex Tang Yee-man, president of the Society of Hong Kong Real Estate Agents, said: 'We waste the time and money of law enforcement officers if we over-report and if the buyer ends up being ...

  4. Let me fight cancer in peace: Anita Mui

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Stalked by paparazzi day and night, Canto-pop star Anita Mui Yim-fong told yesterday of being unable to step out of her home for weeks - making it impossible for her to get treatment for her cervical cancer. Biting her lip, the star pleaded with the media to give her privacy while she tried to defeat the disease. 'I have been deeply bothered by the media speculation about ...

  5. Regina Ip: no love, no sleep and lots of tears

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... to consider the sacrifice to my life, my time and my privacy.' For the meantime, however, Mrs Ip said she was too tired to stand in the firing line and was looking forward to leading 'a normal woman's life'. To ensure extra privacy, Mrs Ip has come up with a disguise - she masks her trademark hairstyle by pulling it back in a ponytail whenever she goes out. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Privacy law must not hurt press freedom

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:30am by STAFF

    ... Reform Commission (LRC) proposing such a law. Under pressure from increasing public concern about harassment and invasion of privacy, officials finally put the LRC report out for consultation ... to reconcile two core freedoms guaranteed by the Basic Law- press freedom and the right to privacy. The government suggested the media's concerns could be met by provision of a defence ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - PRIVACY

    Activists, civil society groups call for overhaul of governments’ privacy laws

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:44pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... to overhaul their privacy laws, stop secret mass surveillance online and the persecution of whistle-blowers. Those concerns were raised by the group in a letter addressed to the Open Government ... of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance”. It pointed out that activities that restrict privacy can only be justified when they are prescribed by law, are necessary to achieve a legitimate ...

  8. News - World - INTERNET

    Google wins in court as judge says no to combining e-mail privacy suits

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... Google of violating federal and state privacy and wiretapping laws by scanning their messages so it could compile secret account profiles and target advertising. Claims were also raised on behalf ... Reuters in New York US judge decides in company's favour by not combining lawsuits that accuse firm of violating privacy rights of hundreds of millions Google wins in e-mail privacy ...

  9. News - World - INTERNET

    Dutch privacy watchdog says Google is breaking the law

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in The Hague Dutch privacy watchdog slams Google US internet company Google is in breach of Dutch privacy laws and will have to change the way it operates, the Dutch privacy watchdog says after a seven-month probe. "Google's combined use of personal details since revising its privacy policy in 2012 is in breach of the Law on the Protection ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Data protection law needs to evolve to tackle privacy challenges, say experts

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:41am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Government urged to catch up with information age and consider amending privacy ordinance to protect people without stifling opportunities Law on data use ... to deal with public data,” said Simon Deane, a partner of law firm Deacons. Freedom of expression needs to be preserved but at the same time protection of privacy is also very important Dr Marcelo ...




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