Posts Tagged ‘internet’
The government is allowed to intercept and carry out surveillance on private citizens in the name of public security and there are laws to regulate the snooping. However, critics say the regulations are out-of-date in the digital age and existing safeguards are insufficient to protect citizens’ privacy rights.
Netbars, or internet cafes, are struggling to reinvent themselves to stay relevant to loyal and new customers in Hong Kong.
The “sharing economy” is cutting out middlemen like modelling agencies and taxi-calling centres, and it’s drastically changing the playing field for all kinds of industries. How are consumers and the government responding?
Ray Chan Chin-ching has travelled from humble beginnings to co-found one of the world’s fastest growing internet comedy sites. Until 9GAG won backing from prestigious Silicon Valley venture capitalists, few in Hong Kong realised it was a home-grown operation. Here, co-founder shares the secret to his success as an internet entrepreneur.