Hackgate: Witness Protection, Anyone?

17 07 2013

imagesThe Rogue Element of the Private Investigation Industry and Others Unlawfully Trading in Personal Data“.  The first version Serious Organised Crime Agency report (2008) was made public in July 2012. It said (p.5) there was evidence that private investigators were Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Hong Kong, Oriental Press Group v Fevaworks, Provider of Internet Forum is a publisher but has “innocent dissemination” defence

17 07 2013

2013-03-26_111713In Oriental Press Group Ltd & Others v Fevaworks Solutions Ltd & Others [2013] HKCFA 47, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal held that an internet forum provider is not like a notice board owner and not a first or main publisher, but qualifies as a subordinate publisher entitled to rely on the defence of innocent dissemination. Read the rest of this entry »