Hong Kong’s top court ruled that the charge of ‘obtaining access to a computer for criminal or dishonest gain’ should not apply to a person’s own device. Photo: Alamy

Hong Kong security chief John Lee wants work to proceed at speed on law to tackle upskirting following top court’s ruling on use of ‘one-size-fits-all’ charge

  • Lee denies there was any ill will behind previous prosecutions using charge
  • Security Bureau and Department of Justice both agree legislative work is necessary, he tells lawmakers
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Hong Kong’s top court ruled that the charge of ‘obtaining access to a computer for criminal or dishonest gain’ should not apply to a person’s own device. Photo: Alamy
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