Insights

The right to privacy in Police investigations
This author read with interest an article in Saturday’s Vision about the way in which the Police parades suspects before the media. These parades most often than not get the...
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The Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Human Right
"The right to be let alone is a part of the right to enjoy life. The right to enjoy life is in its turn, a part of the fundamental right...
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The Right to Privacy and the Right to be forgotten by the Internet
We are living in a world where there is no such thing as absolute privacy. With the increasing popularity of Social media, most Ugandans now have extensive digital footprints comprised...
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The Poor African Story
Darwin, the great naturalist proposed that in nature the strong will always prevail over the weak. Now, in his defense it has been argued that when he proposed the said...
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The issues involved in Digital Migration
The legal issues involved in Digital Migration and lessons from Kenya. Digital migration refers to the switch from an analog broadcasting system to a digital broadcasting system. The International Telecommunications...
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THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SITUATION IN UGANDA
The people of Uganda are yet to harness the true potential of Intellectual property (IP). How could they when only just a handful of the population know what a Copyright,...
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The Implications of granting Telecommunications companies access to the National Identity Card Database
I have learned with surprise-and a hint of dismay, that the Government, through the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), has agreed to give telecommunications operators in Uganda, access to the National...
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Social Media & the Sub Judice rule
The advancement of technology in the field of television broadcasting and social media has had an exponential impact on conversations about ongoing interesting civil and criminal court cases. These conversations...
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Should websites and social media pages be liable for users’ comments
INTRODUCTION The Internet represents a communications revolution. It makes instantaneous global communication available cheaply to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection ... the Internet is also potentially a...
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Information Is The New Oil
While Privacy/data protection is not always directly mentioned as a separate right in constitutions, nearly all States recognize its value as a matter of constitutional significance. Although this right is...
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IMAGE RIGHTS & THEIR IMPORTANCE IN UGANDA’S LEGAL FRAMEWORK
In order to understand what image rights are, it’s probably best to understand where they fit into the wider music, cultural arts & sports industries. We have already seen how...
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Fighting Facebook, the French way
Almost everyone with a phone has a Facebook account. By April 2016, Facebook had over 1 billion active users; all of whom have a legally binding contract with Facebook. This...
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