如何利用私隱權法例保護自己

近日互聯網熱門新聞:

某女士於某店鋪和店長因貨物價錢發生爭執,女士拿起手機把那店長和她爭執的過程攝錄下來,制成短片上轉 You-tube,短片所見,就是公佈了該店長的姓名、職位、工作地點,還錄得該店長的入短片內,而女士自己卻沒有入鏡,短片內容所見是未出鏡的女士(只有聲音)言詞咄咄迫人,近乎無理取鬧,而男店長比較克制(可能知道自己已入鏡頭),盡量解釋。短片內容連接如下:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3ky0o3zU0o

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短片上傳二十小時後,就被上傳者刪去(現時網上的短片是另有人錄存再上載you-tube),原因在這二十小時內已有網民不滿該女士行為,作出人肉搜尋,把該女士"大起底",連她的姓名、年齡、地址、照片、網址、博客都在網上公開,公開的照片還有女士的親友。隨之而來就是她和親友都受到騷擾。

"大起底" http://forum1.hkgolden.com/view.aspx?type=BW&messa...

東方日報有關報導http://the-sun.on.cc/cnt/news/20090922/00405_001.h...

現不論誰是誰非,只討論法律!

1.該男長可以採取甚麼法律行動保障自己?

2.該女士會否要負上法律責任?

3.那位保存女士攝制的短片轉載的朋友會否負法律責任?

4.網民任意公佈別人資料、相片,還加上攻擊性、恐嚇性、淫褻猥瑣字句於互聯網上流傳會否導致被檢控?

5.作為網站主持人容許甚至鼓勵網友把人肉搜尋得到的個人私隱在站內公佈會否要負法律責任?

問得似乎比較多,其實歸納起來就是問現時法律對私隱權的保障是怎樣的,我想了解一下,一方面能在需要時可保障自己,也希望網友不要隨便以身試法。

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  • Gary
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    1. No. His privacy in fact have not been violated. Workplace is a special area that privacy does not usually apply because workers are not considered as located in a private place, but a public place. Therefore, surveillance, communication monitoring at workplace does not constitute a violation of privacy (except changing rooms and toilets). He was recorded when he was in the capacity of a staff of the company. So technically only the company can say something but not the individual.

    2. There is no legal obligation because she broke no law.

    3. Yes. Since she make the video, without her express approval, any copies of the video will constitute a violation of copyright, which is a criminal act.

    4. Depend on how extensive. If only personal information is leaked, then it will be a violation of privacy (civil). But if the language is strong enough, they may constitute a threat to her (as a criminal offense).

    5. This is the difficult one. As a matter of fact, no. A website, like a media, can not be accountable for what people say. If the website stops this in advance, the website may violate the poster's freedom of speech.

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