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Mohamed Suliman

I write about the intersection of Technology and Law.

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Latest posts by Mohamed Suliman

New Facebook Oversight Board must remove content of notorious Sudan militia

“Despite the harrowing violations, the RSF maintains a presence on social media, most notably Facebook, which has been the main platform for this militia to spread its messages …”

US tech companies should push to remove sanctions on Sudan

With a nearly 12 million-strong community of young internet users and innovators, Sudan presents a ready and dynamic market for U.S. tech companies—but first economic sanctions must be lifted.

Sudan needs strong network neutrality laws to match its growing internet boom

As internet access becomes more available to a wider range of Sudanese citizens, a lack of net neutrality regulations means that violations in Sudan occur easily and often.

Sudan’s ride-sharing revolution needs better regulation

Sudan’s ride-sharing industry faces serious challenges: Labor rights, algorithm bias and data privacy need to be addressed for ride-sharing to be sustainable. 

The right to privacy in Sudan: A call to enact a data protection act

In the absence of an effective data protection law, personal data will remain at risk of misuse and abuse not only by the government but also the private sector. 

Internet censorship in Sudan: Rethinking laws and tactics that served an authoritarian regime

Sudan's transitional authorities have taken small steps toward improving the climate for internet freedom in the country— but these remain inadequate.

As Sudan transitions to democracy, urgent reforms must tackle disinformation

To help counter mis-and disinformation, Sudan's transitional government needs to provide better conditions to support press freedom, freedom of expression and access to information.

Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective

In response to a five-week long shutdown, a court ordered telecommunications companies to apologise to customers.

The case for reforming the Sudanese Access to Information Act

As Sudan launches a three-year transition to civilian rule, the country's freedom of information law should be amended to serve the public's right to know.

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