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Australia: Unprecedented surveillance bill rushed through parliament in 24 hours.

Australian police can now hack your device, collect or delete your data, take over your social media accounts - all without a judge's warrant. The Australian government has been moving towards a surveillance state for some years already. Now they are putting the nail in the coffin with an unprecedented surveillance bill that allows the [...]

How Kenya’s new personal data protection law could affect researchers

The risk of infringing on privacy is growing by the day given the increased frequency and granularity of the data being collected, and advances in the technology for processing them. This has, inevitably, led to the need for laws to secure personal data privacy. Researchers and research data are not exempt: advances in big data [...]

WhatsApp extends deadline for new privacy policy after people fled

WhatsApp on Friday announced that it will be extending the deadline of its confusing policy implementation by three months. The widely criticised policy required...

Leave a minimal digital footprint

Your digital footprint paints a picture of who you are. Every day, whether we want to or not, most of us contribute to a growing...

Court Explains About Claim To Let Government Listen To Citizens’ Phones

The Judiciary came out to disprove a news report by Standard carried on the daily's Sunday edition that claimed that in a ruling by the Court of Appeal, the government had been given the go-ahead to tap and listen to private calls

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