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African Health Data Revolution

A pioneering tool for gathering health data now being used in Kenya could herald a revolution in the way diseases are tracked and defeated around the world. It uses mobile phones to better connect patients with medical and health personnel, and allows data to be gathered in real-time and used to track health and improve […]

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What is the UN doing with your data?

If you allow another country to gain access to really critical data about your society, over time that will erode your sovereignty, you no longer have control over that data.MI6 chief Richard Moore to BBC News (30 November 2021). Are the Chinese secret services now the most powerful in the world?Roger Faligot, Chinese Spies: From […]

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False Data Makes Border Screening Corruptible

“Big Brother” system could violate rights of Canada’s visitors By David South Now Magazine (Toronto, Canada), May 21-27, 1992 New technology that can spew out a person’s life history in less than six seconds is now available to Canada’s customs and immigration officials. And while Canada customs and immigration officers say this toy is a boon […]

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Data Surge across Global South Promises to Re-shape the Internet

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  The deluge of data gathered by the digital revolution underway in the global South continues to offer a significant economic opportunity. How this data is harvested will forge the successful Internet business models of the future. As the Internet spreads its way further across the global […]