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SMEX Launches Inaugural Report on Digital Surveillance in Lebanon

In the absence of a comprehensive constitutional framework on privacy rights and data protection in Lebanon and amid a culture of secrecy around these issues, SMEX researched the country’s current digital surveillance landscape. “Mapping the Landscape of Digital Surveillance in Lebanon,” presented below, is the first detailed survey on Lebanon’s state of privacy and surveillance. […]

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Apply for the First School of Internet Governance in Lebanon

For policy makers, journalists, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and activists, a sound knowledge of Internet governance is fast becoming as important as an understanding of national and international law. With this in mind, SMEX is pleased to open the application process for this year’s Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC-SIG), which we […]

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“Net-Wasel” Digital Rights Podcasts

SMEX is pleased to announce the launch of its Arabic-language digital rights podcast series under the name of “Net-Wasel” or نِت-وَاصِل which means “to be connected through the Internet”. It will be presented by the blogger and digital media trainer Khodor Salameh. In spite of the significant growth of Internet penetration in Arab countries and […]

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