Who decides what is personal data? Testing the access principle with telecommunication companies and internet providers in Hong Kong
Publication in refereed journal


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摘要Do personal data protection laws allow citizens to access their personal data? We answer this question by testing the data access principle of the Personal Data Privacy Ordinance (PDPO) with telecommunication companies and Internet providers in Hong Kong. In our study, we submitted data access requests to telecommunication companies and Internet providers for a range of information, including subscriber information, call logs, IP addresses, geolocation data, and whether they had shared any of this data with third parties. We argue that the telecommunication companies failed to (1) let users see their personal information in a comprehensive manner, including IP addresses or geolocations;(2) tell users whether they indeed process such information;(3) offer the possibility of correction or deletion; and (4) tell users whether they have shared this data with third parties, including law enforcement.
著者Lokman Tsui, Stuart Hargreaves
期刊名稱International Journal of Communication
出版年份2019
卷號13
頁次1684 - 1698
國際標準期刊號1932-8036
語言英式英語

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