In this interview with GenderIT.org, Shmyla Khan of Digital Rights Foundation in Pakistan talks about the ways in which privacy rights are relevant, used and abused in the lives of women and gender diverse people.
The rollout of the Huduma number is taking place all over Kenya. This piece traces the experience of one young woman, Nyangi, as she tries to get a card, and more broadly the problems and hurdles posed by the system of digital identity.
Point of View's award-winning digital imprint Deep Dives is back with a new season of essays. The recently launched new collection, called “Bodies of Evidence”, will feature writings that explore the intersection of big data, bodies, gender and sexuality.
Privacy allows women and members of marginalised communities to create safe spaces of expression and makes available tools that challenge norms that restrict equality, access and control. In this interview, Blum-Dumontet shares insights from a recent report on gender and privacy.
During the 2018 IGF in Paris, the contribution of emerging technologies towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was highlighted.
Is technology neutral or is coding political? In this article Smarika Kumar explores how algorithms work in the real world, and how they are a reflection of existing biases and forms of exclusion and discrimination in society.
All over the world, including Korea, there seems to be a craze for artificial intelligence, the internet of things and big data. These new technologies use comprehensive data including personal information, and Korean companies are demanding deregulation of personal information protection.
In the Philippines, the use of big data by government and the private sector is also growing steadily. Of course, no technology has ever been developed that does not have its less agreeable side. This report covers big data use, emerging concerns and critical points to keep in mind for the future.
This research paper describes the importance of privacy and the technologies that put citizens’ data at risk, and identifies ways to protect citizens’ online data in India.
This paper explores the data protection aspect of the existing state of privacy in Pakistan in order to strike a debate about its urgency and need.