Category: Digital Rights

Why Internet Censorship Is Counterproductive

How does one get comfortable that a government is disciplined enough to distinguish between real national security threats from purely selfish political interests in its decision to censor the internet?

Social Media As Frontliners for Tanzania 2020 Election

Billboards, posters, and other creatives, this is the look of major cities in Tanzania. It’s election time. Unlike the 2015 election, however, this time we see the prominence of the ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi’s (CCCM) adverts; it’s all green and yellow in every corner of Tanzania.