Jun 152021
 June 15, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Brian Wong reports:

Jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying’s Next Magazine and its chief editor have been fined HK$120,000 (US$15,000) in total for publishing a copy of the birth certificate of Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung Pak-chi’s youngest son, in a landmark privacy prosecution.

Mak King-hing, 47, along with Next Digital and Element 5 Digital, the parent company and publisher of the magazine respectively, were each fined HK$40,000 at West Kowloon Court on Tuesday over a story published on the magazine’s website on January 28, 2019.

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