Mobile Phones Usage to the Right to Privacy to Society in West Urban Region of Zanzibar

Haji, Masoud Mohammed (2014) Mobile Phones Usage to the Right to Privacy to Society in West Urban Region of Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

Admittedly, the right to privacy is being invaded from the advancement of Information Communication Technology (ICT). The modern mobile phone technology has brought big fear toward the right to privacy in Zanzibar society. Prior to this ever widening telecommunication industry individuals to a large extent had not engaged in privacy violations while using mobile phones. This dissertation is a presentation of study dealing with right to privacy while using mobile phones. Likewise, it investigates the mobile phone users’ practices which are the outcome of poor privacy policies as well as lack of legislative protection on privacy. The role of ICT in our society continues to change at this age, with this technological development has brought effects to the people way of living. Apparently, the increasing uses of mobile phones to access internet facilities are vividly witnessed in the society. The infringement of the right to privacy on the mobile phones is a significant drawback and that individuals have right to an adequate protection to their private lives. It is a pertinent at juncture to admit that the policy makers as well as the administrators to realize the necessity of establishing privacy policies and laws n order to ensure proper management of mobile phone usage so that the right to privacy will have significant protection.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 340 Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law > Department of Economic Law
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:08
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:08
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/764

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