Presentation on theme: "New Communication Technologies in the Fight against Corruption Rebecca LI Assistant Director of Operations Independent Commission Against Corruption Hong."— Presentation transcript:
New Communication Technologies in the Fight against Corruption Rebecca LI Assistant Director of Operations Independent Commission Against Corruption Hong Kong
Independent Commission Against Corruption Established in 1974 Independent – answerable to Chief Executive, HKSAR
3 – Pronged Strategy Enforcement – Operations Department Prevention – Corruption Prevention Department Education – Community Relations Department
Community Relations Department Division 1 Division 2
CRD – Division 2 7 Regional Offices Carry out prevention education through face-to-face contact Handle complaints & enquiries
CRD – Division 1 Promote public awareness of the anti-corruption cause Disseminate anti-corruption messages through mass media Promote positive values through schools, etc.
CRD – Division 1 (contd) Mass Media Publicity ICAC Advertisements reflect changing corruption trends Drama Series: ICAC Investigators 2004, 2007, 2009……
Web 2.0 Services Windows Live Services - One network concept
Challenges of Internet to Investigators Enable criminals commission of multiple crimes simultaneously Facilitate their commission of cross-border crime Difficulties in establishing true identity of users & in preserving the evidence Difficulties in overcoming anti-forensic tactics Opportunity for spreading anti-crime messages in borderless cyber world
The methods of the corrupt may change, But the ICACs mission against corruption continues.
Internet / Web 2.0 borderlesscyber platform to spread anti-corruption/ anti-fraud messages