A new report has called for better laws to police aggressive forms of phone tapping, saying this would preserve the privacy of users. Telecom companies in Uganda are increasingly growing their mobile data consumers as a source of huge revenue. Revenue from mobile data is growing at a faster...
Letter to the Ministry of ICT; calling for the observance of Human Rights in the application of surveillance Technologies to fight COVID-19
To: Hon. Bagiire Vincent Waiswa Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT and National Guidance ICT House, Parliamentary Avenue Cc: Hon Nabakooba Nalule Judith (MP) Minister of ICT and National Guidance ICT House, Parliamentary Avenue Dear Sir,RE: CALL FOR OBSERVANCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE APPLICATION OF SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGIES TO FIGHT...
Trading Privacy For a Cheap Transport System Your personal data is a ripe resource for apps and services to harvest in their own interests. These business models rely on the collection, processing and sharing of personal information, posing significant risks to users’ security and privacy. Risks stem from the...
May/15TH /2019 Unwanted Witness has noticed a report done by CNN therein detailing how WhatsApp has been penetrated by hackers to the extent they could have access to its users’ phones. The most interestingly account of this report, is that WhatsApp which is an encrypted messaging service, owned by...
Unite: Digital Rights advocates advised ; Digital Rights Workshop By Unwanted Witness In Partnership With Article 19
Forming a united front through forming partnerships among a cross-section of entities that advocate for digital rights in Uganda has been agreed upon as the only way there be tangible progress in the sector which is still in it’s infancy. The agreement was arrived at a three days’ workshop...
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