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  1. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Hong Kong needs independent body to supervise government requests for web users' data: researchers

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Transparency Report, which showed that last year five government bodies submitted to service providers a total of 5,511 requests for user data such as IP addresses. "Especially in the post-Snowden ... to increase transparency further. "Due to the lack of an effective oversight body and judicial reviews, the government's transparency and accountability are likely to be eroded," she ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Hong Kong government making more requests for Google to hand over user data

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... according to a Google Transparency Report released last week. Google, whose figures show data requests rising worldwide, approved only 48 per cent of Hong Kong demands. In 2010, the city filed 140 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Hong Kong commerce minister Greg So hits out at Privacy Commission report on cold calling

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... the scene to facilitate an open and transparent public discussion." The bureau rejected Chiang's suggestion that it did not feel obliged to follow up on the recommendations. "From ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    SMEs join chorus of concern over hiding of directors' identity

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Transparency at the heart of city's success as commercial hub, says trade group, and rule change may make doing business harder SME s add voice ... possible collusion between officials and industry power brokers, academics say. "Hong Kong has been so successful because of its transparency," said Stephen Kwok Chun-pong, president ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Journalists back petition against privacy law

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... to accepting criticism, and Hong Kong is heading in the wrong direction towards suppressing information." Dietz said the city consistently ranked high in terms of transparency and a good place ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    50,000 CCTV cameras in Hong Kong's skies causing 'intrusion' into private lives

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam

    ... while most private entities refused to reveal any details, citing "security reasons". But the transparency of this increasingly ubiquitous form of physical surveillance is crucial ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - PRIVACY

    Activists, civil society groups call for overhaul of governments’ privacy laws

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:44pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... a review of national laws by October next year; and a commitment from OGP members to be transparent on mechanisms, exports and aid involving surveillance technologies, as well agreements to share ... urgently need reinforced protection for the right to privacy and we need sufficient transparency about surveillance to be able to protect against illegal activity.” The other signatories ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    60pc of Hong Kong's popular mobile apps issue confidentiality alerts

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... at the app stores of both Google and Apple. "The survey shows the transparency of the privacy policies of apps is generally inadequate," deputy privacy commissioner Lavinia Chang Yu-ming ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    In-store surveillance systems raise privacy fears in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... the non-binding guidelines open to interpretation. Lawmaker Charles Mok, an information technology expert, said retailers needed to be open and transparent about their snooping practices. "Customers ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Medical Council's ban on note-taking at disciplinary hearings criticised

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... kind". He urged the council to update its policy and operate in a more transparent way.   ...



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