December 16, 2016

Hong Kong Transparency Report 2016 Launched

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 […]
September 26, 2014

Launch of the Hong Kong Transparency Report 2014

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.
August 10, 2013

HKTR obtains names of Internet organizations on government request lists

The HK Transparency Project has obtained the names of some of the Internet organizations that have received Hong Kong Government requests for user data or content […]
August 8, 2013

HK Customs casts a wide net against crime

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. All the requests were acceded to.