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The Hong Kong Transparency Report, a project run by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, the University of Hong Kong, has launched the 2014 report on Hong Kong government’s data and content removal requests towards online service providers....

Visualising the number of content removal requests by government departments, the number of requests acceded, the number of service providers involved, and the number of user accounts affected....

Visualising the number of data requests by different government departments, the number of requests acceded, the number of service providers involved, and the number of user accounts affected....

On February 19, 2014, Charles Mok, the Legislative Council member that represents the Information Technology Constituency, asked the government to disclose details of the user data and content removal requests that it has been making towards local internet service providers (ISPs). Mok’s questions were answered...

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) of The University of Hong Kong is pleased to launch the Hong Kong Transparency Report on the occasion of Wikimania 2013. The report, made possible with support from Google, will provide an ongoing analysis of the data released by...

The Customs and Excise Department has contacted 25 local ISP's to make a total of 1,6575 requests for the name and the Hong Kong identity card numbers of Internet users. The department cited crime prevention and detection as reasons for its aggressive policing of the Internet....

Google has rejected requests by the Customs and Excise Department for the IP address of an Internet user on the ground that the department should have invoked the legal procedures of the United States. However, the government was successful in getting YouTube, which is owned by...