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Five new offences proposed to fight cyber crime in Hong Kong, with life imprisonment as maximum penalty

Hong Kong’s Law Reform Commission has proposed creating five new cyber crime offences, with tougher penalties of up to life imprisonment, after concluding that existing punishments are too weak to safeguard national security. A consultation paper, released on Wednesday, recommended new legislation against: unauthorised access to a programme or data; unauthorised interception, disclosure or use […]