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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) maintains an authoritarian grip on both politics and telecommunications.
The country’s two mobile phone and internet service providers are either directly or indirectly owned by the state, reflecting a lack of checks and balances when it comes to surveillance and government requests to companies to hand over their customers’ personal data.
Although the law centers on information technology, it has detrimental implications for both traditional journalism published online and citizen journalism.