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    Module 4: Privacy and Security Online

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

    The objectives of this module are:

    • 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 journal source protection; and
    • To identify emerging issues in online harassment.