Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting July 2018

A few months never go by without authorities in Uganda coming up with something bombastic to declare, the latest is a social media tax. The social media tax is expected to be implemented in July 2018 according to Uganda's government. In making the announcement, Uganda's government said that the soon…

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The collateral damage of third-party apps on Facebook

Recent technological advancements have enabled the collection of large amounts of personal data at an ever-increasing rate. Data analytics companies such as Cambridge Analytica (CA) and Palantir can collect or otherwise acquire rich information about individuals’ everyday lives and habits from big data-silos, enabling profiling and micro-targeting of individuals such…

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