July 6, 2015

HKTR joins transparency reporting workshop @ Citizen Lab

Hong Kong Transparency Report (HKTR) participated in the 3-day workshop hosted by Citizen Lab Summer Institute at Munk School of Global Affairs, The University of Toronto in late June. Here is a list of activities HKTR engaged in during the workshop:
June 19, 2015

Hong Kong braced for fresh reform protest outside government headquarters

Hong Kong Transparency Report was quoted on SCMP's Sunday cover story on the police's monitoring of activists' social media activities.
June 19, 2015

Hong Kong’s Activist Social Media Culture Under Threat

Activists claim that authorities are using an ambiguous ordinance in a selective crackdown on free speech, wrote Hong Kong Transparency Report's Jennifer Zhang for The Diplomat.
June 12, 2015

Hong Kong Social Media Activists Under Fire as Key Electoral Policy Vote Approaches

Hong Kong Transparency Report's Jennifer Zhang contributed a blog post on Global Voices Advocacy today, pointing out the trend of Hong Kong authorities exploiting a vaguely defined cyber law to criminalise activists' social media comments, based on the database HKTR has set up.
May 15, 2015

Hong Kong local ISPs have yet to engage in transparency reporting, raising accountability concerns

HKTR was quoted on South China Morning Post today on Google's recently released transparency report. HKTR's Jennifer Zhang points out that local service providers have yet to release similar transparency reports and legal guidelines.