An Assessment of Digital Rights and Freedoms Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic and the 2021 General Elections. A Case Study of Uganda

49 Pages Posted: 5 Aug 2021

Date Written: March 1, 2021

Abstract

The digital world is one of the fastest developing sections of the technological based being observed with these ever developing sectors mainly focusing on the periods of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 General Elections in Uganda. In this era of fast assess whether digital rights and freedoms are being respected in areas such as these, mainly focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 General Elections. compositions world-wide, with a recent breakthrough in the quantum computing world the digital space is still on arise thus a need to assess whether digital rights are Internet of Things, so with all this at the back of the mind there is great need to internet speeds sponsored by 5G connectivity, quantum technology, Big Data and the more so in a country like Uganda where such technology is still or yet to develop.

Keywords: digital rights; freedoms; COVID-19; pandemic; internet; freedom of expression; data protection and privacy; Uganda; elections

Suggested Citation

Baruga, Edward, An Assessment of Digital Rights and Freedoms Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic and the 2021 General Elections. A Case Study of Uganda (March 1, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3897261 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3897261

Edward Baruga (Contact Author)

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