On Tuesday, U.S. Democrats introduced a new bill seeking to ban nearly all use of digital advertising targeting on ad markets hosted by platforms like Facebook, Google, and other data brokers.
The Federal Government of Nigeria further extends the deadline for the National Identification Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to March 31, 2022.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has entered into a strategic partnership with the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) to address data privacy abuses which have been on the rise lately.
On 15th October 2021, Rwanda’s Law Relating to the Protection of Personal Data and Privacy Law, which is the first single and comprehensive legal enactment on privacy and data protection in the country, was published in the Official Gazette and this publication brings the law into effect.
WhatsApp has begun rolling out a new feature that will provide its users with the option to encrypt their chat history backup in iCloud (for iPhone users) and Google Drive (Android users).
The world’s leading and biggest social media platform, Facebook, has launched its Ray-Ban smart glasses.
Stichting Massaschade & Consument (Mass Damage & Consumer Foundation), a non-profit organisation that defends the rights of consumers, instituted a class action on 2nd September 2021 against the providers of the social media platform – TikTok for privacy issues.
The United Arab Emirates is set to introduce a new federal data protection law, the first federal law of its kind in the UAE.
China enters a new era of data protection and privacy as it recently passed laws that regulate data processing activities associated with personal and non-personal data.
In a recent survey carried out by research and consulting firm – Dalberg, analysis is given of Kenya’s progress on its digital transformation journey.