Privacy

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Huduma Namba ready in a month

Kenya's government has said that it will start issuing unique Huduma Nambas to citizens in a month. Thereafter electronic cards containing a citizen's data will will be issued, these will contain all data held by different government organizations in Kenya.

LaLiga's own goal as app spied on fans

Spain's top football league which has gained popularity in Africa over the years has been fined € 250,000 for using its app users geolocation and microphone to record their audio surroundings. They said this was to catch bars not licensed to broadcast LaLiga matches.

George Orwell's 1984 is our world today

In the year 1984, there was self-congratulatory coverage that the dystopia of George Orwell's novel had not been realized. However, an expert argues that the technologies described in the novel are here and watching us.

Facebook loses data breaches court case

Facebook has been ordered to hand over records and e-mails regarding data breaches. It specifically relates to how it has deceived users regarding how it handles their data and who has access to it.

Tor now has an official Android browser

The Tor Project has launched a new version of their privacy-focused web browser which also includes, for the first time, an Android browser.

Think before using kids tracking apps

Apps these days allow parents to track their children. An expert explains, why these technologies should be a reason for worry if you are a parent,

Viewfines data leak investigation closed

Information Regulator (South Africa) has concluded investigation into the Viewfines data leak which saw 1 million personal records of South Africans leaked online.