Tech and Law

Legislative Effect of the Crime of “Administering an Account to Commit a Crime”

September 26, 2022

Since the executive regulations of the Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes Law (Cybercrime Law) were issued, the General Prosecution has expanded in referring cases of digital nature to the Economic Court, being the competent court for hearing this type of crimes.

Flood Sending Messages (Spam) In Light of Judicial Interpretation

August 8, 2022

The Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes Law (Cybercrime Law) has handled the sanctity of private life in a separate chapter under the title of “Crimes Related to Violating the Sanctity of Private Life and Informatic Illegal Content.

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 […]

Legislative Contexts for the Passage of Internet Laws

April 18, 2022

With the acceleration of the issuance of laws related to rights and freedoms on the Internet, and laws related to communication technology in general, questions about the reasons and motives associated with the adoption of some of these legislations increase. In addition to other questions about the timing of their issuance, who was involved in making them, their relevance to each other, and their implications.

How the Cybercrime Law Imposes Several Responsibilities on Website Administrators

October 24, 2021

  On this page: How does the law define website administrators? General responsibilities related to managing and using the website, account, or email. Responsibilities related to negligence, shortcomings, or failing to implement security and protection measures. Responsibilities related to hiding or tampering with digital evidence in case of a crime committed through the website. The […]

Legal Controls for the Use of “Drones” in Egypt

August 22, 2021

During the recent few years, drones have had multiple uses, other than the military use, where advancements in technology have led to expanding its use for civil and commercial purposes by many companies. For example, Google has acquired Titan Aerospace which is specialized in the Drone Industry and used its products to provide Internet in […]

The Legality of Accessing Blocked Websites and Using Web Proxy Servers

March 7, 2021

The regulatory process of blocking websites and accounts is relatively novel, procedurally and legislatively. This novelty of the procedures makes the interpretations of legislative texts related to some practices uncertain, such as blocking websites. Since the enactment of the Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes Law, increasing questions have been raised regarding the legality of accessing […]

8-bit: Internet Censorship in the Arab Region

June 17, 2020

 Masaar “Community for Technology and Law” and Smex “Social Media Exchange”, held a webinar on Wednesday, 10 June, on “Internet Censorship in the Arab Region”, which is the second of a series of discussions entitled “8-bit” that Masaar started with a discussion on “Tools and Applications of Digital Security in Remote Work”. In the […]