Stuart Hargreaves

Stuart Hargreaves

Stuart Hargreaves is a professor in the Faculty of Law at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Latest from Stuart Hargreaves

Opinion | The danger of Hong Kong’s divisive ‘vaccination bubble’ – more inequality

The implications for civil liberty are serious, with many groups excluded through no fault of their own, including those who are simply not eligible for vaccination. A better approach would be to create benefits for those who have been vaccinated without penalising those who are not.

The implications for civil liberty are serious, with many groups excluded through no fault of their own, including those who are simply not eligible for vaccination. A better approach would be to create benefits for those who have been vaccinated without penalising those who are not.

16 Apr 2021 - 9:15AM
Opinion | Hong Kong’s laws need to evolve as protests enter the digital realm

As the anti-extradition movement has shown, protests play out in the digital arena too, raising questions about whether the law should treat them the same as in the physical world. How we protect our virtual rights will be most instructive.

As the anti-extradition movement has shown, protests play out in the digital arena too, raising questions about whether the law should treat them the same as in the physical world. How we protect our virtual rights will be most instructive.

10 Jul 2019 - 6:45AM
Opinion | The fact Cathay Pacific does not have to notify anyone of a data breach is unacceptable. The law must change

It is inexcusable that Cathay took months to announce a security breach affecting millions. It’s about time Hong Kong updated its law to regulate data protection.

It is inexcusable that Cathay took months to announce a security breach affecting millions. It’s about time Hong Kong updated its law to regulate data protection.

26 Oct 2018 - 7:18PM
Remember, services like Facebook are free because you’re the product being sold

The use of giant internet platforms like Facebook leaves individual users’ data vulnerable, and patchy legislation does not help.

The use of giant internet platforms like Facebook leaves individual users’ data vulnerable, and patchy legislation does not help.

12 Apr 2018 - 8:41AM