Friday, 13 May 2016 – 12.45-4 p.m.11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong (Centennial Campus) In a world of insecure systems, data breaches and ubiquitous surveillance, digital defence is no longer the […]
The growth of applications like WeChat, Line, and KakaoTalk have raised questions about the pressures they may face in specific jurisdictions to censor or monitor communications and provide governments with user data. Masashi Crete-Nishihata, from Citizen Lab, will present his research on these issues, as well as how these companies may respond to these demands.
JMSC Research Seminar: Nationalism, anti-Beijing criticism, and censorship on Weibo during the 2012 Diaoyudao (釣魚島) dispute Date: January 23, 2015 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: Digital Media Lab, G/F, Eliot Hall, JMSC, HKU Abstract: Protests […]
JMSC Assistant Professor Fu King-Wa has been awarded two new grants to continue his work investigating the behaviour of social media users in China and Hong Kong and assessing the extent of Chinese government censorship. […]
Visiting Singapore writer and academic tells a Foreign Correspondents' Club audience that arguments about Singapore's "good governance" are not sufficient to explain the ruling party's decades-long hold on power and its ability to suppress press freedoms. Rather, a combination of factors such as market forces and self-restraint, e.g., more use of civil law, have become the preferred tools to curtail media freedoms.