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‘Catch-all’ computer offence does not apply to a person using own device, Hong Kong’s top court rules

Hong Kong’s top court ruled on Thursday that section 161 of the Crimes Ordinance – “access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent” – was not meant to cover a person using their own tech devices. The decision was a rebuke to the Department of Justice, which has been criticised for using the charge […]