With the rapid developments associated with information technology, the computer and the Internet, as well as the potential for them to be exploited for carrying out criminal activities, a sub-committee commenced its study on the topic of cybercrime in January 2019. In the course of its study, the Sub-committee will identify the challenges arising from such rapid developments, review existing legislation and other relevant measures, examine relevant developments in other jurisdictions and recommend possible law reforms (if any).
The members of the Sub-committee on Cybercrime (in alphabetical order) are:
|Mr Allan Leung, Senior Consultant, Dentons Hong Kong LLP (Chairman)|
|Mr Derek Chan, SC, Barrister|
|Ms Chan Shuk Yi, Christal, Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions (Departmental Prosecutions), Department of Justice|
|Dr K P Chow, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong|
|Ms Chui Shih Yen, Joceline, Principal Assistant Secretary for Security (E), Security Bureau|
|Dr Michael Kwan, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific Internet Centre|
|Dr Law Yuet Wing, Frank, Chief Superintendent, Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau, Hong Kong Police Force|
|Mr Tong Chi-chung, Eddy, Deputy Chief Executive, Consumer Council|
Miss Wong Pui-kei, Maggie, SC, Barrister
|Ms Wong Wai-chuen, Phoebe, Group Head (Intellectual Property Investigation (Operations)), Customs and Excise Department|
|Mr Yip Yuk Fai, Lento, Chairman, Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association|
The Sub-committee’s secretary is Mr Edmund Ma, Senior Government Counsel.