Dec. 7, 2023 /Human Interest/ — Benjamin Zephaniah was a man of many talents. He was a poet, musician, activist, and more. But above all, he was a voice for the voiceless. He used his words to speak truth to power and to challenge injustice. He inspired millions of people around the world with his courage and his passion. Continue reading →
- Facial recognition and fingerprints needed to cast votes
- Privacy experts fear mass breach of Nigerians’ identity
- Aim is to root out widespread electoral fraud
LAGOS – Africa’s biggest electorate votes on Saturday in a poll that experts fear could unleash a mass breach of privacy as Nigerians relinquish reams of personal data to cast their vote.
By Samuel Woodhams | Digital rights researcher and journalist
|I’m Samuel Woodhams, a digital rights researcher and journalist based in London.
The saga of the NSO Group’s invasive Pegasus spyware continues, with yet another victim confirmed this month by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab and digital rights group, R3D. The organisations said Mexican opposition politician Augustín Basave Alanís was targeted in September 2021, making him the fourth person allegedly hacked during Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s presidency. Continue reading