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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.

26 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

Yes. But I guess you can only bully someone that you can intimidate   From: kictanet [mailto:kictanet-bounces+awatila=yahoo.co.uk@lists.kictanet.or.ke] On Behalf Of Mildred Achoch via kictanetSent: Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:56 AMTo: awatila@yahoo.co.ukCc: Mildred Achoch <mildandred@gmail.com>Subject: Re: [kictanet] Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp   And a follow up question to that question: can online […]

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25 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: [Internet Policy] TISA and WTO instruments

This makes an interesting read.. ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Richard Hill <rhill@hill-a.ch> Subject: [Internet Policy] TISA and WTO instruments Somebody asked me to look at the leaked version of the TISA agreement on telecoms, it is at:     https://wikileaks.org/tisa/ Or, more precisely:   https://wikileaks.org/tisa/#September 15, 2016 Publication The same person also mentioned the agreement […]

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24 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

Erick, Allan Wadi was charged under section 132 of the penal code. 'Undermining the authority of a public officer'. The law still exists. On Sep 24, 2016 2:57 PM, "Mildred Achoch via kictanet" <

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24 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

Alex Watila said: "I think if someone insults you, you sue for liable because you have to prove to the courts that what was said was not true." The majority of we common wananchi cannot afford to go to court every time someone insults us. ( Actually most wananchi can't affort to go to court, […]

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24 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer 😉 We don’t know the contents of the message, so in this case, we can’t really comment on the validity of the charges. Questions: 1) Was the ‘insult’ aimed at “The Office of the Presidency” or against the person holding that office? (there is, I think, a distinction) 2) Was […]

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24 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

Hi, On Sep 24, 2016 09:35, "Alex Watila via kictanet" <> wrote: > > I think if someone insults you, you sue for liable because you have to prove to the courts that what was said was not true. >

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