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 […]

Exceptions to Data Protection Regulations: Lessons from the Data Privacy Learning Series

When discussing data protection regulations, particularly the passage of comprehensive data protection laws, the issue of what falls within scope and what exemptions exist to circumvent them often arises. This comes into focus in reviewing the cases in which personal data processing for the purposes of public security, national defense or criminal persecution are weakened […]

Overview of the Key Legal Issues and Protections on Data Protection in Ethiopia

Meaning and Scope of Data Protection   The advent of the digital era has transformed the way we communicate and organize our work and personal data in a way unthinkable a few years ago. The internet and the ability of individuals to communicate, store data, share data, and perform all their personal and professional issues […]