Category: Civil Liberties

Zimbabwe’s dangerous Mugabe-era cybersecurity bill becomes omnibus, more lethalZimbabwe’s dangerous Mugabe-era cybersecurity bill becomes omnibus, more lethal

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa inherited Robert Mugabe's dangerous Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill. Now he's transforming the proposed law into a draconian information control weapon against the open Internet, democracy, human rights, free flow of information, and privacy rights protected by Zimbabwe’s 2013 constitution.

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In Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital AuthoritarianismIn Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital Authoritarianism

In a recent cabinet reshuffle, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe unveiled a brand new ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. The ministry further extends the dictator's authoritarian agenda and ability to conduct repressive activities into cyberspace.

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Zimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance stateZimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance state

Members of Zimbabwe's growing army of Internet-savvy freedom fighters "can easily be identified" by Mugabe's all-seeing surveillance state, according to the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), Zimbabwe’s telecommunications regulator.

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