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    Module 4: Privacy and Security Online

    Advanced Modules on Digital Rights and Freedom of Expression Online in sub-Saharan Africa

    This module aims:

    • To provide an overview of the right to privacy.
    • To set out data protection principles and explain data retention.
    • To identify emerging issues in communications surveillance.
    • To explain the rights-related concerns about biometrics and facial recognition.
    • To unpack the relationship between encryption and anonymity.
    • To set out the principles of journalistic source protection.
    • To identify emerging issues in online harassment.