Dev Diary

SIM card registration: The bill is dead, long live the bill!

September 21, 2022 / Current Affairs, Dev Diary / By Jamael Jacob

Jamael Jacob is a lawyer and privacy practitioner wearing many hats including: data protection officer of a private university, policy and legal advisor of a non-profit, and data protection consultant. He is also the former (and first-ever) head of the policy unit of the country’s data protection authority. 

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Report – Digital safety and internet freedom in South and Southeast Asia

June 09, 2022 / Dev Diary, Digital Rights, Digital Security / By Sam de Silva

In late 2021, OPTF and Engagemedia started collaborating on a research report that investigated digital safety and internet freedom in South and Southeast Asia. The final report is now available. Sadly, the findings paint a bleak picture when it comes to ensuring human rights defenders and at-risk communities are safe and secure in the digital world.

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Whistleblowers’ bravery recognised at 2021 Blueprint Whistleblowing Prize ceremony

December 20, 2021 / Dev Diary, Event, Press Freedom / By Alex Linton

Ten courageous whistleblowers have been recognised with prizes at this year’s Blueprint for Free Speech Whistleblowing Awards

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RightsCon Online 2020 Loki Foundation team personal highlights

RightsCon 2020: Our favorite sessions

August 12, 2020 / Current Affairs, Dev Diary / By OPTF

In 2020, RightsCon made history — it was the first time the conference was hosted fully online. While we were shattered that we couldn’t go and see everyone in person in San José, it only makes us more excited to land in Costa Rica for RightsCon in 2021!

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The free press needs end-to-end encryption and secure tech this World Press Freedom Day

May 01, 2020 / Dev Diary, Media Releases / By OPTF

“It’s important to recognise the important role of journalism in our democracy, but we must also continue working to ensure our journalists’ safety,” says Loki Foundation Director Josh Jessop-Smith.

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