Privacy-First Marketing: Principles, Applications, and Challenges

April 15, 2024

This paper delves into the privacy-marketing approach. It examines the evolution of data protection laws and regulations and the rise of PFM as a response to change. This is followed by an analysis of the importance of PFM and its principles, with a particular focus on data minimization, purpose limitation, consent, and transparency.

The Intersection of Cybersecurity and Digital Rights

January 22, 2024

This paper seeks to explore the different characteristics of the intersection of cybersecurity and digital rights in Egypt. It starts with an explanation of how cybersecurity intersects with digital rights and introduces the right to cybersecurity. The paper proceeds to discuss the main features of cybersecurity in Egypt through the cyberthreats faced by it, as well as the legislative and institutional frameworks for dealing with these threats, and the political exploitation of cybersecurity in Egypt.

Tools and Applications for Digital Security and Privacy Protection

December 18, 2023

This webpage aims to provide a comprehensive set of tools for privacy protection and digital security. The tools include a wide range of applications necessary for maintaining digital security and privacy. These tools include Virtual Private Networks (VPN), data encryption, antivirus, password manager, file sharing, secure email, browser plugins, two-step verification, and the secure erasure […]

From Virtual Threats to Real-Life Consequences: Understanding Electronic Extortion

March 27, 2023

This paper seeks to provide a comprehensive definition of the crime of electronic extortion and how it differs from the traditional crimes of extortion. It deals with the relationship between the crime of electronic extortion and both the right to privacy and the right to personal freedom. It also briefly presents a picture of the reality of the current legal approaches for dealing with this crime at the international and local levels. Finally, the paper reviews some ways to reduce the crime of electronic extortion.

Unwritten Rules: Impacts of the Delayed Executive Regulations of Data Protection Law on Sensitive Data

February 20, 2023

This paper discusses the different classifications of sensitive data, the obligations of service providers to protect it and the consequences of disclosing it, in addition to the impact of the delay in issuing the executive regulations of the Personal Data Protection Law on sensitive data.

Surveillance Companies in the MENA Region

June 27, 2022

In July 2021, the world followed a flow of investigative reporting by a group of press organizations that worked together to expose the use of the Pegasus spyware, which is produced by NSO Group, to spy on journalists, activists, human rights defenders, and political opponents. Investigations revealed that the spyware was used to target more […]

Compensation for the Publication and Use of Personal Photos on the Internet

May 29, 2022

  Introduction The Court of Cassation instituted a new case concerning compensation for the publication and use of personal photos on the Internet without obtaining permission access. The Court of Cassation issued a compensation ruling in the famous case known in the media as the “Airplane Cabin” case, which was set up by the heirs […]

5G Networks and Possible Impacts on Human Rights

February 28, 2022

On this page: What are the 5G networks, and what are the possibilities and opportunities it provides? What is the difference between the 5G networks and the 4G networks? What are the problems and negative effects of 5G networks? What are the direct positive and negative effects of the 5G networks on human rights in […]

Clubhouse(2): How to Protect Your Privacy and Digital Security

October 6, 2021

In a previous article, we discussed “Clubhouse: Security and Privacy Issues“. Clubhouse offers a tool for audio communication that can be used to participate in discussing points of view about different topics and to interact with them. The application also allows much freedom and ease for creating rooms and discussing political, religious, sexuality, and sexual […]