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Is the goal of making transparent all of the Government requests enough? The answer is most certainly no. Even with the limited dataset we do have, we can begin to see a picture where neither Government, nor some ISPs are willing to completely disclose the...

The following was released by the Hong Kong Government on 6 February, 2013. It has been formatted into a spreadsheet based upon a structure outlined by the Open Net Initiative Government Request Schema....

The Stockholm principles were launched in Stockholm on April 19, 2012, by Joakim Jardenberg and several associates. The original report, launched in a beta format in order to receive comments and feedback, has since been taken off line. However, many groups have pointed to it...

The Inland Revenue Ordinance is often cited as a reason why certain information cannot be given to the public. There are strict guidelines in Part 1, Section 4 of the ordinance that guarantees secrecy....

The Business Registration Ordinance contains strict guidelines in Section 4 that guarantee secrecy, and this is often cited as a reason why certain information cannot be given to the public....

Google has created an interactive transparency report showing information on requests made to the company by copyright holders and governments.  According to the report, from July 2009 to December, 2012, Google received two requests from the Hong Kong government to remove a total of 374 items from YouTube.  The...

There are two types of requests: those for information about users, referred to as user data requests and those asking that content be removed from the Internet, known as content removal requests....

Over a three-year period, the Hong Kong Government made at least 14,453 requests to Internet Service Providers for disclosure of their users' information. Separately, the government also made at least another 7003 requests to various online service providers for removal of content posted online Gregory So, Secretary for...