right to privacy
There are increasing concerns over the way in which some of the data collected through automated digital technologies for law enforcement is being manipulated or misused, prompting calls for more accountable use of personal data to protect the rights of citizens.
The Philippine government has launched an exposure notification application, StaySafe.ph, which aims to contain the pandemic in the country. While the effort is commendable, the importance of combating COVID-19 while protecting people’s individual freedoms cannot be emphasised enough.
Rudi International released an op-ed with the aim of drawing attention to the importance of access to the internet during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and to offer suggestions on how to ensure and enforce internet rights and freedoms.
APC’s priorities at this HRC session include gender and privacy online, freedom of religion or belief, and the criminalisation of human rights defenders, journalists and digital security and tech expertise, as well as highlighting violations of internet rights in countries like India and Myanmar.
APC calls on the government of India to adopt and implement strong data protection safeguards in view of the Supreme Court of India's verdict upholding the constitutionality of Aadhar, India's unique biometric identity programme.
A legal notice has been issued by VOICE to the Secretary of Posts and Telecommunications and Chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) demanding protection of the rights of mobile consumers and particularly the right to privacy.
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.
This report is an overview of the state of privacy in Pakistan from 2012 to 2017.
This is a joint submission covering internet rights and governance, freedom of opinion and expression, right to information, freedom of religion or belief, freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, right to privacy and gender rights in Pakistan.
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.
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