What’s HKTR?

  • Transparency reporting

    Transparency reporting refers to the public disclosure of statistics related to requests for user data or content. The first corporate transparency report was published by Google in 2010.

  • HK Transparency Report

    HKTR was established in August 2013 at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of The University of Hong Kong. The project promotes government transparency over the protection of citizens’ privacy and freedom of expression on the internet, documenting and monitoring the HKSAR government’s practices of sending user data and content removal requests to service providers (SPs).