Understanding the Challenges Data Protection Regulators Face: A Global Struggle Towards Implementation, Independence, and Enforcement

Since 2018, over sixty countries around the world have enacted or proposed new data protection laws, with those numbers steadily increasing each year. Data protection regulatory bodies and agencies are entrusted with massive responsibilities to enforce these newly passed laws across all sectors of society- often while significantly under-resourced with small budgets and skeleton staff. […]

Data Practices & Protections in Kenya

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This report is the second of three reports funded through the ADAPT project that explore how data is used and abused by governments and non-state actors alike, and how users can better advocate for their privacy. The report based on research conducted by Seyram Avle, an Assistant Professor of Global Digital Media at the University […]

Data Protection Advocacy Frameworks for Repressive or Closed Environments

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This report is the first of three reports funded through the ADAPT project that explore how data is used and abused by governments and non-state actors alike, and how users can better advocate for their privacy. The report, based on research conducted by Kuda Hove and Otto Saki over the past four months, analyzes the […]