Hong Kong’s communications interception law should be updated to protect privacy

by Benjamin Zhou The Commissioner on Interception of Communications and Surveillance published its 2016 annual report in late November, showing that 1,416 interceptions were granted – 12 cases fewer than in 2015. Compared to the figures of 1,719 and 1,782 in 2008 and 2009, the significantly lower figure recorded in 2016 may suggest that Hong Kong […]