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Cyber laws around the world: Privacy is not the policy
There is no doubt that the European Union’s GDPR has changed the cyber regulation landscape forever. As onlookers from non-EU countries urge their governments and regulators to adopt similar legislation, countries are rapidly adopting their
The long and winding road : Striving for data protection in Indonesia
Juliana Harsianti is an independent researcher and journalist working at the intersection of digital technology and social impact. The long awaited Indonesian Personal Data Protection Bill was approved by the parliament on 20 September 2022.
Kazakhstan needs tougher laws to address the impacts of spyware
In July 2021, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, issued a statement exposing the widespread use of Pegasus spyware that targeted journalists, human rights activists, politicians, and other people across
A brief analysis of the Brazil’s data protection law
Data protection in Brazil; Impacts and backlashes in democracy and journalistic work. A local case study analysis and its relation to global privacy rights challenges.
The Next Chapter for Hong Kong’s digital repression: Total judicial cooperation
Charles Mok writes about the state of cyber laws, internet censorship, and that state of digital expression in Hong Kong.
Recognition and Protection: India’s Data Privacy Journey
Amber is a Senior Fellow-Trustworthy AI at Mozilla Foundation studying models for algorithmic transparency. He works at the intersection of law, technology and society. The Indian Government withdrew the Personal Data Protection Bill in August