Abed Kataya • 15 Feb 2024

Privacy and security at risk: Lebanese security agencies accessing the mobile telecom’s network performance system

While mobile operators use the network monitoring system to keep up the quality of service and follow up on users’…

  • Astellia
  • Lebanon
  • Ministry Of Telecommunications
Ragheb Ghandour • 03 Jun 2022


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  • 3G
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SMEX • 07 May 2020

Lebanon Blocks Unofficial Exchange Rate Apps, Threatening Right to Access Information

On April 30, 2020, The Lebanese General Prosecutor ordered the Ministry of Telecommunications to compel all internet service providers to…

  • blocking
  • Censorship
  • Digital Rights
SMEX • 15 Oct 2019

Iraqi lawyer sues the Minister of Telecommunications for Shutting Down the Internet During Protests

On Wednesday, October 9, Iraqi lawyer Mohammed Joumaa filed a lawsuit against the Iraqi minister of telecommunications for disrupting and shutting…

  • #KeepItOn
  • Digital Rights
  • Human Rights
smexadmin • 04 Dec 2018

Ministry of Telecommunications’  IMEI Registration Policy Threatens Digital Privacy

Feature image via IMEIInfo.com: An example of an IMEI number. The Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications recently announced that residents must register…

  • Freedom Of Expression
  • IMEI
  • IMEI Registration Policy
smexadmin • 04 Sep 2018

Who will really pay for the Ministry of Telecommunications’ decision to prevent smuggling mobiles?

Feature image via imlebanon.org: The Ministry of Telecommunications.  Since 2012, Lebanon’s Ministry of Telecommunications has been trying, despite changes in…

  • Lebanon
  • Ministry Of Telecommunications
  • Smuggling Mobiles
smexadmin • 28 Sep 2017

Iraq's Increased Use of Internet Shutdowns a Worrying Trend

     Despite criticism from free expression and digital rights groups, such as IFEX and AccessNow, the Iraqi government appears…

  • AccessNow
  • Digital Rights
  • Freedom Of Expression
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