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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.

23 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

SPY AGENCY NIS SEEKS DIRECT ACCESS TO YOUR CALLS AND SMS

BTW, in the same country where a wealthy person can get a judge to prevent his arrest.  I suspect this has more to do with cracking down on dissent than sorting out insecurity.  On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 12:32 PM, Dennis Kioko <dmbuvi@gmail.com> wrote: 1. The State wants to look into your phone SMS […]

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23 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

SPY AGENCY NIS SEEKS DIRECT ACCESS TO YOUR CALLS AND SMS

1. The State wants to look into your phone SMS and emails to fight insecurity. How many terrorists and criminals used SMS or email before making their attacks? How many media reports are there of criminals bribing their way around the country.  2. The State now wants the power to deny you bail. http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/article-179102/proposal-let-cops-deny-suspects-bail  What […]

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23 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Kenya’s death may come from Internet pranksters and their boundless irony

This is an interesting take from Dr Nyairo, an analyst on cultural issues. Kenya’s death may come from Internet pranksters and their boundless irony Read on.               Kenya’s death may come from Internet pranksters and thei… The agencies that should be securing the Internet appear to have neglected their […]

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23 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

SPY AGENCY NIS SEEKS DIRECT ACCESS TO YOUR CALLS AND SMS

This might be used to fight dissent more than secure us.  We aren't insecure because of the lack of intelligence, we are insecure because of a lack of will to secure the country.  On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 7:59 PM, Mouz via kictanet <

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22 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

SPY AGENCY NIS SEEKS DIRECT ACCESS TO YOUR CALLS AND SMS

Dennis, It goes without saying! If NIS can intercept the communication between terrorists then they can be stopped before they do any harm. Actually, one use case of Big Data is national security. All the communication within a country is filtered through 'The Machine' and one becomes a 'person of interest' if his/her communication makes […]

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17 Jul Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: [AfrICANN-discuss] AGENDA IANA transition Coordination Group meeting July 17-18

FYI… Regards Bob. ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Yaovi Atohoun <yaovi.atohoun@icann.org> Date: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 9:09 AMSubject: [AfrICANN-discuss] AGENDA IANA transition Coordination Group meeting July 17-18To: AfrICANN list <africann@afrinic.net> Dear all /bonjour a tous For those who want to follow remotely the  Coordination Group  meeting, please note that it starts at 08:00 UTC and […]

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