The Small Grants Committee of SSN has awarded funding to four scholars in the 2019 cycle.
- Allen Munoriyarwa: State surveillance practices in Zimbabwe.
- Amira Paripurna: This initiative research aims to explore the Public Attitude and Acceptance on Surveillance and Privacy, through collecting empirical evidence about the way of citizens in Surabaya perceive the relationship between privacy and the use of surveillance technology as well as elaborating the existing knowledge about the public attitude of privacy and surveillance technology. The subject of this study is the Community Group of Information (Komunitas Informasi Masyarakat/ KIM) in Surabaya, Indonesia.
- Egwuchukwu Ani: Surveillance and privacy hypothetical surrounding the practices of big online intermediaries in an African context.
- Uchenna Orji: Examines the concept of the right to privacy and the powers of some African States to carry out intrusive surveillance activities in the information society”.
SSN congratulates all awardees and is looking forward to learn more about their research.