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 email@example.com
For the first time in 21 years, a substantial amount of new works will enter the public domain in the United States allowing everyone to copy, translate, and remix significant cultural works without fear of copyright infringement.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has entered into force earlier this year, and many Omani entities, both public and private, are still questioning the extent to which they are required to comply with this European law.
The options for legally listening to music free of charge have significantly increased in Oman now that Spotify, the popular music streaming service, is finally available to users in our country.
The use of social media influencers for marketing campaigns is now a common practice in Oman by small and large businesses alike, and it is now more necessary than ever for the activities of these social media influencers to have some guidelines.
The restrictions that Omani ISPs impose on accessing VoIP services, such as WhatsApp calls and Skype, push users in Oman to seek unsafe tools to bypass the censorship that blocks these apps. Some of these circumvention tools might expose the personal data of Omani users to online criminals, hackers, and identity thieves.