Digital rights are a combination of human and legal rights allowing one access to carry out various digital activities on the computer and other electronic devices and telecommunication
networks. Digital rights have in many quarters been attributed to freedom of expression and
right to privacy. The dilemma therefore is balancing the two - freedom of expression and the
right to privacy. At what stage does one’s exercise of his/her freedom of expression violate
the right to privacy of another? Furthermore, accessibility to improved technology has resulted in increased participation in online activities, including a raise in deepfakes activities.
@immacuate in this write up explains what deepfakes is, how to ensure the protection of the right to privacy and cybersecurity in the face of the rise in deepfake activities, and the place of internet governance while ensuring freedom of expression.