· January, 2020

Stories about Privacy from January, 2020

How Zimbabwe's biometric ID scheme (and China’s AI aspirations) threw a wrench into the 2018 election

Some citizens were told that if they didn't register and submit their biometrics, they might be barred from voting.

New privacy law in Mozambique threatens freedom of expression, activists say

New legislation criminalizes all types of invasion of privacy via mobile phones, and the publication of images or videos of third parties without their consent.

Deadline looms for biometric SIM card registration in Tanzania

The biometric SIM card registration process means Tanzania joins a growing list of African nations gripped by the biometric data and digital identification revolution in Africa.

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