Hong Kong cracks down on spam

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Hong Kong officials have announced spammers could be fined up to one million Hong Kong dollars (128,000 USD) and face up to five years in jail under a new law to control unsolicited advertising. A...

Warner Bros. to Offer Movies Online in Hong Kong

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To combat movie piracy in the Asian Pacific countries, Warner Bros. announced plans to launch a new movie download service dubbed 08Media in Hong Kong. ViDeOnline Communications will offer the service initially with 100 titles...

Flickr targets Hong Kong market

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Popular photo-sharing site Flickr has announced plans to launch a version in traditional Chinese characters, initially targeting users in Hong Kong. The move from Yahoo-owned Flickr is part of its attempts to localise and increase...

Hong Kong Tops Broadband Speed List

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Think your 1Mbps connection is speedy? You ain't seen nothing yet. A Hong Kong ISP has unveiled a service which zips along at an impressive 1Gbps - well, for local traffic anyway. Connections outside of...

Hong Kong's First Filesharing Arrest

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Filesharers in Hong Kong have been sent a warning about their activities after the first arrest for sharing copyrighted files. Authorities there have arrested a 38-year-old man for allegedly sharing copyrighted material over the internet...

Nintendo wins piracy suit in Hong Kong

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Japanese game maker Nintendo says it has won one of its "most significant antipiracy judgments ever" against a Hong Kong company that sold devices capable of copying its games and putting them on the Net...

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