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Sale of Personal Data for Direct Marketing — How Many Tentacles Can an Octopus Have?

This post was provided by Gabriela Kennedy and Heidi Gleeson of Hogan Lovells’ Hong Kong office.   The recent large scale sale of personal data by Hong Kong’s Octopus Holdings Ltd. for the purposes of direct marketing is currently being investigated by the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner and has prompted calls for reforms to the data protection […]