February 5, 2021

Ugandans cautioned about the dangers of using VPN

“Using VPNs in our daily lives creates an addiction but they siphon our data in form of names, addresses to do behavioral analytics for marketing and profiling. This information is transferred to third party users or the makers without the users’ consent”, says Chris Kalema, the Lead Technologist at Unwanted Witness.
October 1, 2020

Civil society organisation protests UCC online regulations

They said the requirement for the application, registration and authorisation threatens free speech and the right […]
September 30, 2020

Activists Want Court to Prevail over UCC as Deadline to Register Online Broadcasters Nears

On September 7, 2020, UCC issued a notice reminding all online data communication and broadcast service providers to apply for authorization or risk being blocked by internet service providers by October 5, 2020.
September 30, 2020

Don’t ignore our petition! Unwanted Witness demands quick court action against UCC’s directive on online publishers

Unwanted Witness has asked the judiciary not to ignore their petition over the recent regulations issued by the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC)’s on all online data communication and broadcasting service providers.
September 24, 2020

Unwanted Witness calls for more civic education ahead of EC’s scientific campaigns

Unwanted Witness has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to double its efforts in civic education if they are to avoid challenges that may come as a result of poor data surveillance in the forthcoming general elections.
October 23, 2015

Netizen Report: Uganda Vows to Step Up Online Censorship

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in […]
October 19, 2015

For God and My President: State Surveillance In Uganda

The Unwanted Witness therefore demands that: 1.Government should come out clearly to explain why they are […]