Legco Tag

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...

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...

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...