There’s a follow-up to a decision previously noted on this blog. Charles Mo and Joanne Mok of Winston & Strawn LLP write:
The Hong Kong Administrative Appeals Board (“ABB”), an independent statutory body that reviews appeals against administrative decisions, recently released its decision concerning the controversial issue of whether individuals in Hong Kong have a right to demand deletion of their personal data in the public domain. The ABB dismissed the appeal and affirmed the Privacy Commissioner’s decision which directed the webpage owner to remove the individual’s personal data from the public domain.
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