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April 10, 2015

Law enforcement’s requests for communications content must be approved by judge

In a Legislative Council meeting this Thursday, deputy secretary of security clarified that the law enforcement' request for communications content that is in the course of transmission is governed by Interception of Communications and Surveillance Ordinance.
March 10, 2015

Internet companies reveal user data requests from Hong Kong authorities

At least seven Internet companies have published transparency reports disclosing the number of user data requests they received from law enforcement agencies in Hong Kong, shedding light on the otherwise secretive user data sharing practice between the two.
March 9, 2015

Concerns Grow Over Hong Kong Censorship

Hong Kong Transparency Report was quoted on Voice of America in the story about police's controversial removal of users' online posts during the Occupy Central period.
February 16, 2015

Surge in web posts taken down by Hong Kong police sparks censorship fears

Hong Kong Transparency Report was quoted in South China Morning Post last Sunday to explain what the recent surge in police's take-down requests of online posts means for the city's free speech.
February 12, 2015

Hong Kong police’s online user content removal requests surged in the past four months

Hong Kong police's requests to remove users' online information surged in the past four months, according to dataset published by the government yesterday upon IT legislator Charles Mok's request.