Adeboye works at the Intersection of technology policy, social justice and human rights. He is interested in the impacts that new and emerging digital technologies have on human rights and social justice. He's Senior Manager at pan-African digital rights and inclusion organisation, Paradigm Initiative, where he leads the organisation's strategy and programs in Africa. He's very experienced with shaping digital policies across the globe, working with parliamentarians and other stakeholders in the development and implementation of digital policies. Adeboye led the advocacy work for the passage of the digital rights and freedom bill by the Nigerian parliament in 2019. An effort he is currently working to replicate in Zambia, Tanzania and Malawi. He is a member of the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (TFAIR), a 2021 fellow at the Center for AI and Digital Policy, member of the Danish government’s Tech for Democracy Advisory Council, member of Twitter's Human and Digital Rights advisory council and member of the Advisory council of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC). He has a Masters’ Degree from the Center for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria
Latest posts by Boye Adegoke
As we enter an era of Elon Musk's Twitter, is it time for us in civil spaces to find alternatives?
Looking ahead, the rest of us must resume the debate about the enormous power we have bequeathed social media platforms and the overdependence on Twitter by those who work in social justice, governance, human rights, and democracy.
COVID-19, digital rights and Nigeria's emerging surveillance state
In Nigeria, contact-tracing apps raise valid concerns about the government's attempts to leverage this for future clampdowns on citizens' digital rights — long after the pandemic is long gone.
How to protect Nigerians’ personal information while combating COVID-19
Combatting COVID-19 through all available legal means is urgent. However, such means need not be at the expense of protecting human rights — including the right to privacy.
Nigeria's digital ID scheme may benefit those ‘with access'— but what about everyone else?
"Without an adequate data privacy or protection law, how can we safeguard against some of the greatest risks that such a system could incur?"