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African Data Privacy Laws (Law, Governance and Technology by Alex B. Makulilo

By Alex B. Makulilo

This quantity provides analyses of knowledge defense platforms and of 26 jurisdictions with information safety laws in Africa, in addition to extra chosen international locations with out complete information safeguard legislation. additionally, it covers all sub-regional and nearby information privateness regulations in Africa. except analysing information safeguard legislations, the ebook specializes in the socio-economic contexts, political settings and felony tradition within which such legislation constructed and function. It bases its analyses at the African felony tradition and comparative foreign info privateness law.

In Africa safety of non-public facts, the significant preoccupation of information privateness legislation, is at the coverage schedule. The lately followed African Union Cyber safety and information safety conference 2014, that's the 1st and at the moment the one unmarried treaty around the globe to handle information safeguard outdoors Europe, serves for example of such curiosity. furthermore, there are facts safety frameworks at sub-regional degrees for West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa. equally, legislation on defense of non-public info are more and more being followed at nationwide aircraft. but regardless of those info privateness legislation reforms there's little or no literature approximately information privateness legislation in Africa and its contemporary advancements. This e-book fills that gap. 

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