Prairie Tech Support

Navigating Unauthorized Web Scraping in Africa with Teki Akuetteh

Event Date/Time:

Tuesday, June 11. 2024 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Program Description

Join us for an insightful webinar featuring Teki Akuetteh, a leading lawyer in data protection and privacy law, who will discuss the pressing issue of unauthorized web scraping and its impact on citizens and companies across Africa.

Webinar Topics:

  • Understanding privacy regulations and data governance in Africa
  • Consequences of unauthorized web scraping for businesses and individuals across Africa
  • Practices for protecting your data from unauthorized access
  • How artificial intelligence (AI) and generative AI are rapidly transforming the business landscape in Africa

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and practical advice from one of Africa’s foremost lawyers in digital rights.


Teki Akuetteh
Senior Partner
Nsiah Akuetteh & Co.

Teki has more than fifteen (15) years’ experience as an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) lawyer. She is a privacy and data protection consultant and leads the firm’s ICT Law team. Teki is a member of the Ghana Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

Between 2008 and 2014, Teki worked as an ICT Legal Expert in the Ministry of Communications under the World Bank e-Ghana Project. Her dedication and commitment led to the development of several draft laws (including the Broadcasting Bill) and passage of eleven (11) key legislations for the ICT sector in Ghana between 2008 and 2012. These legislations include the National Communications Authority Act, 2008 (Act 769), the National Information Technology Agency Act, 2008 (Act 771), the Electronic Transactions Act, 2008 (Act 772), the Electronic Communications Act, 2008 (Act 775), Electronic Communications Regulations, 2011 (L.I. 1991), Mobile Number Portability Regulations, 2011 (L.I. 1994), Subscriber Identity Module Registration Regulations, 2011 (L.I.2006) and the Data Protection Act, 2012 (Act 843). She also worked in various capacities on the development of Ghana’s e-Government infrastructure, e-Justice system, electronic registration of companies and e-Immigration system, etc.

Venable LLP

David N. Patariu focuses his practice on matters related to artificial intelligence, privacy, cybersecurity, and data protection. David has counseled clients on regulatory compliance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), intellectual property (IP), product development, and due diligence. He has a background in the technology industry, advising clients on compliance with laws and regulations at the state, federal, and global levels. His knowledge spans a range of security issues, including data breaches, information privacy, cyberattacks, network architecture, incident responses, and risk management.

David is a member of the bar in California, Texas, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia.