The landmark ruling was made by Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong’s top court rules against use of ‘one-size-fits-all’ charge for smartphone crimes

  • Charge of ‘obtaining access to computer for criminal or dishonest gain’ should not apply to person’s own devices, court says
  • Landmark decision could force government to amend existing laws used to punish those who take upskirt photos and videos
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The landmark ruling was made by Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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