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Welcome to KICTANet,

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multi-stakeholder platform for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. The network aims to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT enabled growth and development.

30 Jan Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally

Your last part of your statement explains our experience and we have even attached evidence in our submissions for petition.   From: lordmwesh@gmail.com [mailto:lordmwesh@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Mwendwa KivuvaSent: Friday, January 30, 2015 9:10 AMTo: Bernard KiokoCc: Mwendwa Kivuva; KICTAnet ICT Policy DiscussionsSubject: Re: [kictanet] Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download […]

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30 Jan Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally

On 29 January 2015 at 17:47, Bernard Kioko <bkioko@bernsoft.com> wrote: In one case the host servers are in Turkey…..any insight on that? Bernard, I'm not sure but I think you can start with search Engines, Yahoo, Bing, and Google. Instruct them not to index that content. Although I'm aware these companies hold developing countries in […]

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30 Jan Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally

Christian,   100% agreed.   Regards   From: kictanet [mailto:kictanet-bounces+bkioko=bernsoft.com@lists.kictanet.or.ke] On Behalf Of christian kisutsa via kictanetSent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 6:37 PMTo: bkioko@bernsoft.comSubject: Re: [kictanet] Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally   Hi all,   Unfortunately,most of the population here in Kenya,do not have a culture of buying […]

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29 Jan Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally

Kenya is signatory to international laws & treaties and yes, infringing sites are available.   From: Dennis Kioko [mailto:dmbuvi@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:24 PMTo: Bernard Kioko; KICTAnet ICT Policy DiscussionsSubject: Re: [kictanet] Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally   Does Kenya have necessary laws, and do the […]

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29 Jan Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally

For sure the rethinking a model is very crucial. I wouldn’t argue with that. Infact av seen quite a number of organisations roll out different solutions.   As for content discovery and delivery/download – that’s another story.   It’s important to mention that this petition is wider than “isp block sites”. Also, it’s not the […]

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29 Jan Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Music Copyright Owners sue ISPs for allowing Kenyans to download content illegally

Hi all, Unfortunately,most of the population here in Kenya,do not have a culture of buying music. . .we prefer freebies. . .A vast majority would download the video from youtube and convert to mp3. If that's not the case,how usually brrow a whole folder of Kenyan music from a friend? . .  .Such steps are […]

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