Surveillance tech: EU Commission failed to protect human rights in Africa
Access Now supports the European Ombudsman’s findings that the EU failed to ensure the protection of human rights in the transfers of technology with potential surveillance capacity via the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.
TECNO Y2: the phone that’s compromising Africa’s data
Privacy International’s new report explores the 200 vulnerabilities in the TECNO Y2 mobile device that are compromising Africa’s data, calling out the manufacturer and Big Tech’s role in ensuring privacy.
United Nations: protect rights in welfare systems’ tech overhaul
Governments should pay attention to the call of the United Nations’ leading expert on poverty to fully integrate human rights protections into their efforts to digitize and automate welfare benefits and services.