Unwanted Witness and the Public Interest Law Clinic, Makerere University-Kampala (PILAC) are thrilled to announce the launch of the second edition of the Unwanted Witness Privacy Moot Court Competition.
A recent report from Unwanted Witness, a Uganda-based civil society organisation, reveals that two years on from the implementation of Uganda’s Data Protection and Privacy Act, the nation’s tech companies are still struggling with compliance.
The Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019 requires that company’s and organizations whose existence depend on people’s personal data should zealously protect such data in a bid to avoid misuse by third parties.
According to Chris Kalema, the lead Technologist at Unwanted Witness, the Civil society is concerned about how the prolonged social media restriction is driving Ugandans to use VPNs which come with a lot of data manipulation risks.
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