• The Legal Regime on Privacy and Personal Information Protection. Privacy under the Legal Framework of Ethiopia

Lambert Academic Publishing
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(Lecturer of law at Law School, Bahir Dar University. M.Phil. in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights Law. LL.M in Information and Communication Technology Law.)


This book has made first a brief introduction to the readers about the concept, scope and limitation of privacy. In this regard, it depicts the definitional difficulty of privacy and the problem of balancing countervailing interests against privacy. Besides it examines the impact of information technologies on the notion privacy and explicate the evolution of privacy laws. Thereafter, it probes the legal framework of Ethiopia in respect to the protection of privacy and personal information in light of information technologies development.

MATERIAS: Privacy, personal information, Human rights, communication and information technology