Riyadh Abdul Aziz
Riyadh Abdul Aziz is a blogger interested in the relationship between the web and society who works as a legal researcher for the government of Oman. He is interested in technology, intellectual property, and law. You can e-mail Riyadh at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Omani government is putting more effort into its open data initiatives, and we now have some interesting use cases that are worthy of highlighting in this field.
The latest European data protection law has entered into force this month, and companies all around the world are taking measures to comply with this new law.
The Government of Oman has previously adopted an e-accessibility policy that is intended to address the challenges faced by disabled Web users in Oman, but the objectives of this policy have yet to be fully realised.
The government regulation on transportation apps imposes arbitrary restrictions on the use of these apps and does not provide sufficient benefits to drivers or customers.
The recent Facebook scandal is a reminder that Oman badly needs a law to protect the private data of Internet users.