The Guardian reports a rapid increase in the utilization of digital technologies is causing privacy concerns in Somalia. Nonprofit organizations fear the personal information of Somalians is at risk of being exposed, specifically with online payments, due to a lack of data protection. Organizations are allegedly skipping the collection of informed consent, as well. Digital Shelter Director Abdifatah Hassan said instances of data loss are "extremely dangerous" for affected Somalians, noting it is "a matter of life and death" in some cases.
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