Ahmed El-Affendi • 26 May 2022

Widespread Cynicism about Covid-19 Vaccines in Sudan

  • COVID19
  • misinformation
  • pandemic
SMEX • 09 Sep 2021

Is Lebanese citizens’ data safe on IMPACT’s platforms?

Update: IMPACT responded to the concerns raised in this article with some clarifications about some of the mentioned points. In…

  • COVID19
  • Curfew
  • Firewall
amel gimish • 18 Aug 2021

Telecommunications in Sudan at the Mercy of the US Dollar

In December 2020, people in Sudan found themselves paying more for the same old Internet data bundles, without necessarily finding…

  • arab world
  • COVID19
  • Digital Rights
Ragheb Ghandour • 29 Jun 2021

Ma3an App Must Immediately Address Security Issues

In September 2020, SMEX conducted a security analysis of the contact-tracing app, Ma3an, to test the app’s security and safety….

  • Contact Tracing Apps
  • COVID19
  • Cybersecurity
Mohammed Farahat • 24 Mar 2021

Coronavirus Trials in Egypt: Blurring the Lines Between Fake News and Freedom of Expression

With the surge of Covid cases in Egypt, the government imposed further restrictions on the freedom of expression and opinion….

  • Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes Law
  • Anti-terrorism Law
  • Corona
SMEX • 26 Feb 2021

Domain Name System in Times of COVID 19 [Bread&Net 2020 Session]

In this #BreadandNet 2020 session, Fahd Batayneh, ICANN’s Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager (Middle East) explains the domain name system; i.e….

  • breadandnet
  • Breadandnet 2020
  • COVID19
Mahmoud Ghazayel • 09 Sep 2020

COVID-19 Fake News in Lebanon: Who Is Responsible?

The advent of COVID-19 (known locally as the coronavirus) in Lebanon last February has further deepened existing divisions within certain…

  • Corona
  • COVID19
  • Facts
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