July 20, 2016
Yu Yee-ting (r), an advocacy officer from In-media spoke at a panel on corporate and public transparency

HKTR joins Citizen Lab Summer Institute 2016

Hong Kong Transparency Report (HKTR) participated in the Citizen Lab Summer Institute from 6 to 8 July 2016. The 3-day programme, held annually at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, included a series of workshops on the intersection of information technology and human rights.
April 29, 2016
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US House Passes Bill to Protect Email Privacy

The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday (27 April) unanimously passed the Email Privacy Act that requires the government to obtain warrants before access citizens’ emails and other kinds of digital communications, such as instant messaging app WhatsApp.
April 25, 2016
Edward Snowden was speaking remotely from Russian for RightsCon Silicon Valley 2016

HKTR co-organised a panel at RightsCon Silicon Valley 2016

Hong Kong Transparency Report co-organised a panel discussion titled: ‘Reporting and beyond: why company and government transparency is essential for human rights online’ on 31 March at RightsCon Silicon Valley 2016, an annual event focused the intersection of human rights and technology in the internet age, which also attracted Edward Snowden to speak remotely at another open conversation.
April 22, 2016
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DJI may hand over drone data in Hong Kong to Chinese government

The world’s largest drone maker DJI said on Wednesday that the company could give the data from flights in Hong Kong to the Chinese government, according to The New York Times.
March 10, 2016
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Seminar: Innovation and Copyright Reform in the Digital Age ( Monday 14 March 2016)

Amid a legislative deadlock over copyright reform in Hong Kong, Professor Hargreaves will share his insights into innovation and intellectual property reform. Date: 14 March 2016 (Monday) Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Venue: KKLG109, K.K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong
March 2, 2016
Media Digest

Media Digest: Source of Hong Kong Copyright Amendmenet Bill Dispute

Media Digest published an article Source of Hong Kong Copyright Amendment Bill Dispute on 5 February composed by Benjamin Zhou of HKTR. To find out the issue at core of the contentious copyright amendment bill, the author reviewed the documents maintained by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong in the past 10 years.

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