Strathmore University Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT). One of the research centres of the new Strathmore University Law School ready to help innovators and creators manage their intellecual property.
On the one side, countries are investing heavily on communication and transport infrastructure for economic connectivity yet easily reversing the marginal gains made by their intentional Internet disconnections. The report shows that by incorporating estimates of the shadow economy in assessing impact of Internet disruptions, there is an average of as high as 30% jump in economic costs from previous estimate models.
When biometric technologies are adopted in the absence of a strong legal framework and strict safeguards, they pose significant threats to privacy and personal security, as their application can be broadened to facilitate discrimination, social sorting and mass surveillance.