A new Transport Department system that notifies residents when their car information has been searched was defended by Carrie Lam on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee A new Transport Department system that notifies residents when their car information has been searched was defended by Carrie Lam on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
A new Transport Department system that notifies residents when their car information has been searched was defended by Carrie Lam on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says ‘weaponising’ of information made car database search alerts necessary, won’t undermine media work

  • New system that lets vehicle owners know who has accessed their information could be duplicated by other public registers, according to Lam
  • Journalists’ group has argued programme will only serve to tip off public figures being investigated by local outlets

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A new Transport Department system that notifies residents when their car information has been searched was defended by Carrie Lam on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee A new Transport Department system that notifies residents when their car information has been searched was defended by Carrie Lam on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
A new Transport Department system that notifies residents when their car information has been searched was defended by Carrie Lam on Tuesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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