Data Privacy

Cover of "Shaping the Future of Multilateralism - Does data protection safeguard against gender-based risks in Southern Africa?"

Shaping the Future of Multilateralism - Does data protection safeguard against gender-based risks in Southern Africa?

Published: 8 July 2021
E-paper

The increasing data-driven nature of societies raises concerns about how to prevent data misuse and abuse that may harm individuals and communities, particularly mar- ginalized groups. A feminist critique of the model law on data protection of the Southern African Development Community and the EU’s GDPR, however highlights the dangerous gaps that place women and gender-diverse people at risk.

Shaping the Future of Multilateralism - Digital trade rules: Big Tech’s end run around domestic regulations

Published: 19 May 2021
E-paper

Trade agreements have become an important battleground for tech companies to fight the regulatory pressure they are finally facing in the Global North. But allowing tech companies to capture digital trade talks to defang domestic regulation creates serious risks for privacy, fundamental rights, competition, social and economic justice, and sustainable development.