Africa needs tough consumer data privacy laws like EU

Across Africa, where many nations either don’t have or enforce comprehensive data safety laws, there are legitimate concerns about how consumers should and could be protected.

Africa has the lowest internet penetration rates globally, but improved digital infrastructure, increased smartphone uptake, and the proliferation of innovation spaces have made the internet a rapidly transformative tool.

Source: GDPR: Africa needs tough consumer data privacy laws like EU — Quartz

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