As personal data protection continue to challenge companies it is becoming apparent that the commissions and other structures that police these issues have become impatient with organisations that are not complying with recommendations. For the first time those companies which have suffered a data breach and been found not in compliance are feeling the wrath of governing bodies.
The use and disclosure of personal data for direct marketing purposes is strictly regulated in Hong Kong with more severe consequences for non-compliance than other breaches of Hong Kong privacy law, and is often found to be significantly more onerous than in other jurisdictions. This article summarises some of the key elements of Hong Kong’s direct marketing regime.
Any employment agency in Hong Kong is required to comply to multiple data protection laws but they may not understand the importance and how it can affect their business.
Report finds that aggressive disinformation campaigns and related measures have forced Hong Kong organizers to move to the digital underground, using encryption and the dark web.
Controversial anti-doxxing law that has been in the works since the 2019 protests has emerged from Hong Kong's legislature, with language that appears to confirm the fears of critics.