Rawan Rbihat • 09 Feb 2024

Jordan: Will the new law protect people’s data?

After years of being stowed away in government departments, Jordan’s “Personal Data Protection Law” (PDPL) is set to take effect…

  • Jordan
  • Privacy
Abed Kataya • 10 Jan 2024

How Did Hackers Hijack Beirut Airport’s Screens?

SMEX urges the Lebanese government and relevant authorities to undertake a transparent investigation to identify the party responsible for the…

  • Lebanon
  • Privacy
  • Protecting Data
Ragheb Malli • 23 Sep 2022

Libya: Online Voices Silenced with Violence

  • Communications Shutdown
  • Digital Rights
  • Freedom of speech
SMEX • 22 Jun 2022

Google is Moving Forward with its Data Center in KSA

  • Alphabet
  • Google
  • Google Cloud
SMEX • 14 Apr 2021

Pharmaline: Do Not Use Vaccine-Seekers Data for Commercial Purposes!

SMEX calls upon public bodies and private companies to respect the privacy of vaccine-seekers and to abide by the laws…

  • Corona
  • Coronavirus
  • E-Transactions and Personal Data Law
Abed Kataya • 09 Apr 2021

Public Engagement on Drones-Related Order in Tunis: A Promising Initiative

  On February 16, the Tunisian Minister of Transport and Logistics, Moez Chakchouk, announced the launch of public consultations on…

  • authorization
  • civic engagement
  • drones
SMEX • 21 Apr 2020

Mapping surveillance cameras in Beirut on OpenStreetMap

Surveillance cameras are spread in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, with unparalleled chaos. While the responsibility of who manages the data…

  • Cameras
  • Open source
  • Open Street Maps
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