Law and Technology

Secret Phone Recording Violation of Right to Privacy

April 16, 2018

The Supreme Court in the case of Raphael Cubagee v Michael Yeboah Asare & 2 Ors[1] has declared the secret recording of a telephone conversation as a breach of the privacy provisions of the constitution. The Court went on to say that the secret recording was not admissible as evidence in court. “To record someone […]

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Admissibility of Electronic Evidence in Ghanaian Practice

March 15, 2018

“While some look to the internet as an innovative vehicle for communication, the Court continues to warily and wearily view it largely as one large catalyst for rumour, innuendo and misinformation.”[1] This statement, made by a Texas court in 1999 is unlikely to be taken seriously by any lawyer or court in the year 2018. […]

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Uber’s Ghana Problem

February 10, 2018

Uber, the online taxi platform, is known all over for two things. First, it is very good at making regulators throw their hands up in despair as it breaks every rule in the book. And secondly, the online taxi platform is good at making its customers fall in love with its service. Different countries have […]

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