How cybercrime laws are used to silence dissent in Middle East | Middle East | News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW

Irina Baranova

The battlefield is gruesome, global and growing — cyberattacks have become a dangerous threat to governments, people and institutions all over the world. In response, around 80% of the world’s countries have implemented cybercrime legislation, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. But in some Arab countries, these […]

Events, dear boy: EU proposes new cyber law

Irina Baranova

It’s getting hard to keep up with the flurry of legislative activity from the European Union these days. Barely a month goes by without a major technology law being announced, whether it’s the DSA, the DMA, the Data Act or the AI Act. Such is the pace of law-making that, […]