Vehicle owners can sign up for the free service offered by the Transport Department. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Vehicle owners can sign up for the free service offered by the Transport Department. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Vehicle owners can sign up for the free service offered by the Transport Department. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Free service allows Hong Kong car owners to find out who accessed their details on database but news groups fear reporting will take hit

  • Transport Department spokeswoman says the new service will allow vehicle owners to ‘take precautionary measures’ against abuse of personal details
  • But journalists and media scholars warn the move may further restrict investigative reporting by tipping off parties at an early stage

Topic |   Transport and logistics
Vehicle owners can sign up for the free service offered by the Transport Department. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Vehicle owners can sign up for the free service offered by the Transport Department. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Vehicle owners can sign up for the free service offered by the Transport Department. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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