smexadmin • 20 Dec 2017

Misguiding Multistakeholderism: A Non-Governmental Perspective on the Arab IGF

This article was written by SMEX’s Jessica Dheere and Asser Khattab and published in the Global Information Society Watch 2017…

  • Arab Internet Governance Forum
  • Arab Region
  • IGF
Lara Bitar • 18 Dec 2017

A Brief History of Personal Data Collection in Lebanon

In December 2017, the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, headed by Minister Jamal Jarrah, started taking steps to mandate biometric registration…

  • Data Collection
  • Data Protection
  • Lebanese Ministry Of Telecommunications
smexadmin • 14 Dec 2016

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…

  • Digital Surveillance
  • Lebanon
  • Reports
smexadmin • 13 Jul 2016

Digital Citizen 4.5

Feature image via U.S army: Iraqi school students, Basra University. SPOTLIGHT ON INTERNET SHUTDOWNS In early June, Algeria’s Baccalaureate exams…

  • Digital Rights
  • Internet Shutdowns
  • MENA region
smexadmin • 10 Sep 2015

Lebanon: It’s time to turn your international position on privacy into action at the national level

Lebanon was part of the drafting committee for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and by co-sponsoring both UN General…

  • Lebanon
  • Privacy Lebanon
  • Reports
smexadmin • 01 Apr 2015

Digital Citizen – Volume 2.6

Feature image by thierry ehrmann, CC BY 2.0 Digital Citizen has been re-published from Digital Citizen is a biweekly…

  • Arab Countries
  • Cybercrime Law
  • Digital Rights
smexadmin • 26 Mar 2015

Mapping blocked websites in Lebanon 2015

Feature image via: We published last year about blocked websites in Lebanon, you can check the old data base here. This…

  • Blocking Websites
  • Lebanon
  • Reports