· December, 2021

Stories about Privacy from December, 2021

Serbian authorities accused of spying on visiting Russian citizens at behest of Kremlin

Russia and Serbia have formed a joint working group to combat protest movements against autocratic and populist governments by suppressing grassroots initiatives, independent media, the opposition and civil society organizations.

Despite updates in legislation, organisations in Uganda struggle with data protection and privacy compliance

While Ugandan legislation was recently updated to include more provisions aimed at protecting digital privacy, reality on the ground shows the majority of Ugandans are not guaranteed those rights.

SMEX: Israel’s presence at Expo Dubai 2020 Is a threat to digital rights

In November, US Department of Commerce blacklisted two Israeli surveillance companies, NSO Group and Candiru, which have reportedly supplied spyware to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Bahrain.

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Stories about laws/policies/practices (by governments or companies) that affect the universal right to privacy in any way, negative or positive. Some of these stories may overlap with the surveillance category, but others will not.

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