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Hong Kong authorised over 1,300 cases of surveillance and interception last year

Hong Kong approved 1,310 applications for interception and 25 applications for covert surveillance in 2019, a report revealed on Wednesday. According to the annual report submitted to the Legislative Council by the Commissioner on Interception of Communication and Surveillance (ICSO), only four out of the 1,314 applications were denied last year over insufficient supporting documents. […]