Stories about Privacy
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Cameroon is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
As the influence of tech companies continues to grow, it falls to civil society, journalists, tech users, and watchdog organisations to keep these firms accountable.
A major telecommunications company released a report giving evidence of privacy abuse on behalf of Maduro's government.
Citizens' belief that the infringement of human and digital rights does not concern them has created fertile ground for the emergence of pervasive surveillance in Zimbabwe.
A lack of data protection and privacy legislation leaves room for abuse in Tanzania.
The construction of the 5G network brings the demise of the Chinese domination in North Macedonia’s telecommunications
Despite the real concerns around privacy and espionage, and the often debunked viral concerns around 5G and health, the installation of a 5G network in North Macedonia continues without problems — for now.
There is an urgent need to regulate the global trade in surveillance technology with the inclusion of human rights safeguards.
While the Data Protection Act offers in safeguarding the privacy of personal data, it raises serious concerns in key areas, such as security breaches and the independence of the Data Protection Commission.
Indonesia's recent penal code revisions threaten journalists, free speech, bodily autonomy and more — severely undermining democracy in the region.
"... there is a long way to go to achieve stronger data protection in Indonesia."
According to recently published research, the popular app TrueCaller is plagued with constant breaches and data security failures, and the company is avoiding regulations and taxes in India.
The flip side of regulating the internet is that this enables the state to mobilise itself and erase the existence of these communities and their identities from popular culture and discussion.
Advox research on data governance as a tool of digital authoritarianism is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Morocco is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
This ongoing scandal in Greece highlights an issue that all countries are grappling with: the regulatory mechanisms meant to safeguard civilians’ digital rights have not kept up with the times.
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Egypt is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
Australian governments approached the use of digital technologies from an ideological perspective, heavily leaning on control and surveillance.
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Tanzania is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Zimbabwe is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
At least two Chinese social media platforms have added a script to their sites and applications to generate a hidden digital watermark to track the original user behind screenshot sharing.