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The Hong Kong Basic Law is the document governing the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Freedom of speech and privacy are guaranteed in Article 27 and Article 30 respectively....

Charles Mok is the Legislative Council member responsible for setting this transparency report in motion. On February 6, 2013, he made a formal request in LegCo that the Hong Kong Government disclose information about user requests it has been making.  On the same day, Gregory So, Secretary for Commerce and Economic...

The OpenNet Initiative has proposed a basic format for recording, tracking and sharing of information about the requests Internet organizations receive for content removal or user account details. While the HK Transparency Report has adopted this format as a basic approach, we will seek to adapt it to local situations. One limitation...

The Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association (HKISPA) has as its mission to discuss issues, promote development and promulgate policy that affects Internet usage, and to establish a code of practice for the association's members. The association has confirmed that it is aware of transparency issues, and its members are reportedly working on...

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...