Government Transparency

The surveillance law in Hong Kong lags behind in protecting citizens' privacy in cyberspace against law enforcement agencies and lacks transparency, compared to the situations in five other advanced economies....

HONG KONG (16 December 2016) – Hong Kong Transparency Report 2016 released today finds that  the Hong Kong government sent fewer user data and content removal requests to information and communication technology (ICT) companies in the past three years, with major international tech firms rejected...

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...

The Code on Access to Information provides a formal framework for access to information held by government departments. It defines the scope of information that will be provided, sets out how the information will be made available either routinely or in response to request, lays...