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AAB rejects Webb-site appeal of redaction order
In a chilling decision for media freedom in HK, the AAB has rejected our appeal of the Privacy Commissioner's order to remove from Webb-site Reports information obtained from published judgments, ruling that "reporting and publication for general use" is not an allowed purpose. Constitutional aspects, such as the necessity of a restriction on free speech that does not apply to overseas online publishers, were barely covered. We look at the consequences and options.
- Cheng, Hattie Kin Hei 鄭建曦
- Cheung, Chor Yung 張楚勇
- Fung, Eugene Ting Sek 馮庭碩
- Webb, David Michael (1965-08-29)
- Wong, Luciana Wai Lan 王惠蘭