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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.

20 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

How to Fight “Fake News”

Joash Asante. Much appreciated. Wish we could have access to that research though.. 🙂 Ali Hussein Principal Hussein & Associates   Tel: +254 713 601113 Twitter: @AliHKassim Skype: abu-jomo LinkedIn: http://ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim 13th Floor , Delta Towers, Oracle Wing, Chiromo Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are purely […]

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20 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

How to Fight “Fake News”

Dear Listeners, Researchers have spent decades trying to understand how such misinformation (fake news) spreads and, now, a review of their work offers new guidance for the journalists, fact-checkers and others working to find, and defend, the truth.In a report published last week in Psychological Science, a team of academics reviewed two decades of research to better understand how to effectively debunk […]

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19 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Facebook Faces a New World as Officials Rein In a Wild Web – The New York Times

Listers As a follow up to my post last night here’s another article this time from the New York Times on Facebook’s complicated dance with Regulators across the world, its avowed defense of the principle of the Internet without borders and fight against Balkanization and its continued focus to add more and more users. I’ve […]

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18 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: Why Facebook is the ‘greater devil’ of the moment

" the legislation of the transfer of ownership all user-generated data from the social media companies to the users who created the data." As an online content creator, this is of particular interest to me. Interesting views. Regards, Mildred Achoch. Check out the Rock 'n' roll film festival, Kenya TV Channel! http://kenyarockfilmfestivaljournal.blogspot.com On Mon, Sep 18, […]

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18 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: Why Facebook is the ‘greater devil’ of the moment

Listers Interesting conversation. Regulators in the West have their eyesights on Facebook, Google and Amazon (aka BigTech). This will be interesting to watch. Read email thread below. Regards Ali Hussein Principal Hussein & Associates   Tel: +254 713 601113 Twitter: @AliHKassim Skype: abu-jomo LinkedIn: http://ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim 13th Floor , Delta Towers, Oracle Wing, Chiromo Road, Westlands, […]

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17 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

IEBC – 2022 – Training suggestions, tallying, transmission simulations, animations

Maybe its also good to consider that elections is one of those things where technology is not the solution, but potential problem. It also leaves a country vulnerable to foreign attacks. Is it time to think of a Kenya School of Elections? To ensure some roles have a pool of experts from which IEBC can […]

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