a litigator and legislative drafter in Kenya who has taken on unprecedented strategic litigation to advance digital rights. She is currently litigating constitutional challenges against the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act, the roll out of biometric registration under Huduma Namba and the installation of surveillance software in mobile phones. She is also advocating for access to the Internet to be considered a basic right and for the removal of excise duty on Internet access. Mercy runs a legal practice that focuses on litigation, legislative intervention and policy advisory. She has mastered in Internet Governance. Mercy has been published severally on the Kenyan digital rights landscape. She will share her experience in litigating digital rights in a country with a progressive constitution but a conservative government
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