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New Lesotho regulations violate right to privacy

The Government of Lesotho recently gazetted the Communications (Subscriber Identity Module and Mobile Device Registration) Regulations of 2021, which, are a violation of the right to privacy.

Over-regulation of the internet threat to digital rights

It is reported that the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Senator Monica  Mutsvangwa, was recently asked in parliament what the government is doing to ensure and enforce cybersecurity and also punishing internet abusers.

Suspension of social media accounts: Potential threat to digital rights

The permanent suspension of US President Donald Trump’s account has raised the concerns of ordinary internet users, particularly the demonstrated authority of social media platforms to permanently prohibit a user from exercising their freedom of expression on their platforms.