原文載於2017年5月13日《傳真社》 

Article was originally published in FactWire on 13 May 2017

法政匯思召集人蔡騏就傳真社發佈關於百度應用程式”DU Caller”的最新調查報導發表意見:「DU Caller 的功能比傳真社去年11月揭發的三個手機應用程式之「號碼反查」功能更侵犯個人私隱。他指出,電話號碼須與名字合併才是個人資料。但名字本身已屬於可識別的個人資料,「早前的應用程式是用非個人資料去搜尋個人資料,但這次 (DU Caller) 則容許用戶利用他人的個人資料去搜尋更多 (當事人) 的資料」,他認為「這樣更加容易、亦更準確地洩露私隱」。」

Craig Choy Ki, convenor of the Progressive Lawyers Group commented on the latest investigative report by Factwire on Baidu app “DU Caller”:

“DU Caller’s keyword search feature invades privacy to a larger extent compared to the three apps exposed by a FactWire investigation in November last year.

Choy pointed out that while a phone number only counts as personal data when combined with a name, the name itself already counts as an identifiable personal data. ‘The apps exposed last time (in the November 2016 FactWire investigation) use non-personal data to search for personal data, but this time (DU Caller) allows users to use others’ personal information to look for more (data subject) information. This method leaks personal data and violates privacy more easily and with more accuracy’, said Choy.”

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