A rear window sticker declares the presence of closed-circuit TV cameras and radio equipment in a taxi in Ho Man Tin last September. The Association of Taxi Industry Development says it aims to raise service quality with the installation of on-board surveillance cameras. Photo: David Wong

Plan to install surveillance cameras in all Hong Kong taxis is a gross invasion of privacy

Charles Mok says passengers are already frustrated with service standards in the competition-averse taxi trade, and constant surveillance would be too high a price to pay for flimsy promises of improvement

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A rear window sticker declares the presence of closed-circuit TV cameras and radio equipment in a taxi in Ho Man Tin last September. The Association of Taxi Industry Development says it aims to raise service quality with the installation of on-board surveillance cameras. Photo: David Wong
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