Sarah Cupler • 26 May 2023

A Brief Overview of AI Use in WANA

Governments and private sectors in West Asia and North Africa are calling to employ AI to strengthen their economies and…

  • AI
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Protection
SMEX • 03 May 2023

Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions

This article was first published by AccessNow on April 27, 2023. Over the last several months, the Tunisian government has…

  • biometric ID
  • Data Protection
  • Digital Transformation
Yasser Fawzy • 14 Apr 2022

When Data Collection Becomes a Threat

  • Data Collection
  • Data Protection
  • Gulf
SMEX • 01 Feb 2022

LEBANON: Is the New Passport Renewal Platform Safe for your Data?

In a response to SMEX’s questions on Thursday (January 27), the Lebanese General Security claimed that personal data on the…

  • Data Protection
  • General Security
SMEX • 15 Feb 2021

Data Protection and Privacy Laws In MENA: A Case Study Of Covid-19 Contact Tracing Apps [Report]

This report analyzes data protection and privacy laws in Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait. Joey Shea, a…

  • Bahrain
  • Contact Tracing
  • Contact Tracing Apps
SMEX • 22 Apr 2020

Leveraging your users’ data? Think twice

This article appeared first on MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Region . “It was my mistake and I am sorry.”…

  • Data Protection
  • Digital Rights
  • GDPR
SMEX • 01 Apr 2019

Uber buys Careem: What does that mean to us as consumers?

On Tuesday, Uber announced that it acquired Careem, the sole competitor in the Middle East, for $ 3.1 billion. $…

  • Careem
  • Carpooling
  • Data Protection