Desafíos Comunes Sobre Protección de Datos En Ecuador y Bolivia

El constante desarrollo de las tecnologías y la expansión del uso de internet han determinado, a nivel global, la necesidad de contar con mecanismos que salvaguarden el ejercicio de derechos al momento de usar las tecnologías. Uno de esos mecanismos se refiere a la aprobación de Leyes específicas que amplíen garantías constitucionales referidas a la […]

Privacy in the Wake of Digital Lending and Surveillance Technologies

In 2019, the Data Protection Act was enacted into law after over a decade of efforts to bring it to life. It is the operative legislation that governs how personal data is protected in Kenya. It is also backed up by three sets of regulations passed into law in 2021. The Act also established the […]

The Journey Toward ‘Crime and Prejudice’: A Radio Drama About Data Protection

Radio dramas have been used by radio stations all around the world for years to spread socially conscious messages to the public about topics like child labor, anti-corruption, and health issues. This is in large part due to radio’s ability to connect with a larger audience regardless of academic background. It is impossible to overstate […]

Why Ethiopia Urgently Needs a Robust Data Protection Policy

By Befekadu Hailu, Executive Director at the Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD)   The Global Context In 2006, the British mathematician Clive Humby coined what is now a popular phrase; “data is the new oil”.  In 2022, five of top earning corporations around the world are working in the area of information […]