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[Hiring!] Developer (Part-time)

Internet Society Hong Kong (ISOC HK) – Job Vacancy Job Title: Developer (Part-Time) Background: ISOC HK believes data will contribute to social good, and opening up public datasets is the fundamental first step. In 2020, ISOC HK launched the Hong Kong Open Data Index, the first evidence-based research on Open Data advocacy. It identified both…

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7th HONG KONG INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM (HKIGF) – Fake News Law

Hong Kong Internet Governance Forum (HKIGF) Fake news law: effective to combat disinformation online?立法打擊假新聞,效用大唔大? The HKSAR government is considering to implement “fake news” law to combat disinformation, especially on online media platforms and social media, due to the appearance of a considerable amount of misinformation and disinformation online. However, some voiced out it might undermine…

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Internet Society Hong Kong’s concerns over the Anti-doxxing bill

The HKSAR government gazetted amendments to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) against doxxing (anti-doxxing bill) on 16th June, 2021, and the first reading and debate took place in legislature on 21st July, 2021 (Wednesday). Internet Society Hong Kong is concerned over the new anti-doxxing bill, while we acknowledge the importance of protecting citizens’ privacy,…

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香港互聯網協會對《私隱條例》修例的關注及憂慮

香港特區政府於 2021 件 6 月 16 日刊憲,將在 2021 年 7 月 21 日(星期三)進行有關《私隱條例》草案修訂之首讀及開始二讀辯論。香港互聯網協會對此表示關注及憂慮,保障個人私隱是對社會有益的倡議,但協會認為是次修例賦予私隱專員過大權力,將影響本港的資訊自由,與國際社會多年一直推動開放、不受限制的互聯網的理念背道而馳。

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Response to the Real-name Registration Programme for SIM Cards

Internet Society Hong Kong (ISOCHK) believes that the proposed Real-name Registration Programme for SIM Cards is damaging to Hong Kong’s reputation as a role model in the field of telecommunication policy. We oppose the proposed Programme and recommend a complete withdrawal of the Programme.

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[Members Only] NOTICE OF AGM 2020 AND ELECTION

FOR ISOC HK MEMBERS ONLY NOTICE OF AGM 2020 AND ELECTION The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Internet Society Hong Kong Limited will be held on 22-Dec-2020 (Tuesday). The Election of the Board of Directors will be held in the AGM. Five seats of the Board will be opened for election, with four seats for…

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什麽是「路由安全共同協議規範」Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS)?

路由系統是全球網絡基礎設施的重要一部分;不良分子可以透過騎劫路由器 (route hijacking)、路由洩漏 (route leaks)、欺騙網絡協定地址 (IP Address spoofing)等發起分散式阻斷服務攻擊 (DDOS) 及其他攻擊網絡服務的手段。因此,路由系統的保安和韌性(reslience) 至關重要。

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什麽是社區網絡 (Community Networks)?

很多人以爲互聯網必須由互聯網服務供應商 (ISP) 提供。其實,你也可以”自己動手”建造網絡。

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香港互聯網協會就立法會工商事務委員會2020年6月16日會議議程「香港的創新科技發展及再工業化政策」的意見書

第十三屆全國人大代表大會通過「港區國安法」,令公眾憂慮到香港政府本地立法後將以國安法限制互聯網及通訊服務、封鎖網絡平台、審查互聯網或限制資訊流通等。香港互聯網協會憂慮,若香港無法維持資訊自由流通,將對本港的創新科技發展及可靠營商環境帶來極大影響。

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Encryption Matters

The Internet has become an inseparable part of our life, and the online and offline world are more intertwined than ever. Yet, most of us are unaware of online safety, just like things as simple as not leaving our wallet unattended in the public in the offline world.

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