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The Friendly Troll is a podcast with observations of the global tech industry from the perspective of the Global South. Our trolling is meant to enlighten listeners and explore interesting topics from a new point of view. The podcast is produced by CIPIT, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya.

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The Friendly Troll is a podcast with observations of the global tech industry from the perspective of the Global South. Our trolling is meant to enlighten listeners and explore interesting topics from a new point of view. The podcast is produced by CIPIT, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya.

    The Right to Research in Africa: Exploring the Interface between Copyright and Human Rights - A Book Review

    The Right to Research in Africa: Exploring the Interface between Copyright and Human Rights - A Book Review

    In this episode, Dr. Melissa Omino is joined by Dr. Desmond Oriakhogba, an Associate Professor at The University of the Western Cape. Dr. Oriakhogba is an expert in Intellectual Property and Competition Law. Dr. Omino and Dr. Oriakhogba have an in-depth discussion on Dr. Oriakhogba’s book, The Right to Research in Africa: Exploring the Interface between Copyright and Human Rights. The book explores the intersection and manifestation of tensions between intellectual property rights and human r...

    • 51 min
    Faragha ya Kidijitali Nchini Kenya: Haki za Picha na Ulinzi wa Kisheria

    Faragha ya Kidijitali Nchini Kenya: Haki za Picha na Ulinzi wa Kisheria

    Katika kipindi hiki cha "The Friendly Troll," msimulizi Calvin Mulindwa anachunguza kwa kina haki za picha nchini Kenya, akiangazia msingi wao wa kisheria na athari zake katika dunia halisi. Kipindi hiki kinachambua maana ya haki za picha, pamoja na haki ya kudhibiti matumizi ya sura ya mtu katika maeneo ya umma na biashara. Calvin anajadili sheria muhimu kama vile Sheria ya Ulinzi wa Data ya Kenya ya 2019 na Ibara ya 31 ya Katiba, akielezea jukumu lao katika kulinda faragha binafsi. Kup...

    • 13 min
    Digital Privacy in Kenya: Navigating Image Rights and Legal Protections

    Digital Privacy in Kenya: Navigating Image Rights and Legal Protections

    In this episode of "The Friendly Troll," host Calvin Mulindwa delves into the intricacies of image rights in Kenya, focusing on their legal basis and real-world implications. The episode explores what image rights entail, including the right to control the use of one's likeness in public and commercial domains. Calvin discusses key legislation such as the Kenyan Data Protection Act of 2019 and Article 31 of the Constitution, highlighting their role in protecting personal privacy. Through...

    • 11 min
    Emerging Trends in Image Rights and Social Media

    Emerging Trends in Image Rights and Social Media

    In this episode Florence Ogonjo is joined by Dr. Nomalanga Mashinini a senior lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, where she facilitates the LLM Cyberlaw course. Dr. Nomalanga is founder and host of the podcast ‘Image Rights by N Mashinini’. Florence and Nomalanga have an in-depth discussion on the foundational basics of image rights and how social media has changed how image rights is perceived both in Kenya and South Africa.ResourcesLegal Protections for Image Rights in Kenyahtt...

    • 47 min
    Machine Learning in Healthcare

    Machine Learning in Healthcare

    In this exciting episode, CIPIT’s very own researcher Natasha Karanja explores the groundbreaking impact of machine learning in revolutionising healthcare across the African continent. Join us on a journey through cutting-edge applications, from predictive diagnostics to personalised treatment plans, as we showcase how AI is enhancing medical outcomes and bridging healthcare gaps.Music:Intro/Outro – https://pixabay.com/music/id-102694/

    • 11 min
    AI and Human Rights - Sustainable Use of AI to Promote Human Rights

    AI and Human Rights - Sustainable Use of AI to Promote Human Rights

    In this thought-provoking episode, Florence Ogonjo explores the intersection between Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights. Join us as we unravel the ethical complexities, challenges, and promises that arise when cutting-edge technology meets the core tenets of our shared humanity. Through real-world examples, this episode dissects the potential of AI to both empower and infringe upon human rights. How do we safeguard against biases embedded in algorithms? Can AI be harnessed as a force fo...

    • 20 min

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