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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

Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review (2017-1st Edition)

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children – ICMEC has released a new report – Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review (2017-1st Edition). A section of the report presents the country-specific findings concerning the national legislation of each of the 196 countries reviewed (Kenya included). https://www.icmec.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Online-Grooming-of-Children_FINAL_9-18-17.pdf  Regards — Maryana Munyendo Simba-Safe Kenya/Missing […]

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25 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

The Computer and Cybercrimes Bill 2017

Listers, I've been looking for a copy of the proposed amendments mentioned to the cybercrime bills mentioned here: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/economy/20-year-prison-term-for-hackers-of-State-secrets/3946234-4100634-105n1jm/index.html The ministry website is doesn't seem to have a copy. Also if anyone knows how and when the public is supposed to give comment that information would be highly appreciated — Regards, Sidney Twitter: @princelySid | Website: sidneyochieng.co.ke

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24 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Call for Submissions: New Study of Content Regulation in the Digital Age

Interesting. I look forward to reading it. Kind rgds, ambasa Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone On Saturday, September 23, 2017, 15:32, Francis Monyango via kictanet <

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23 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Call for Submissions: New Study of Content Regulation in the Digital Age

From Prof David Kaye “Private companies facilitate an unprecedented global sharing of information and ideas. Social and search platforms in particular have become primary sources of news and information (and disinformation) for hundreds of millions of people. With that role they have also become gatekeepers of expression that may excite passions and knowledge – or […]

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23 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

What does London’s Uber ban mean?

There's a concerted push against #BigTech the world over. I think we need to step back. A few things need to happen:- 1. Big Tech needs to step back and interrogate this backlash against them and strive to be more responsible Global Citizens. As Uber's new CEO put it – There's a high cost to […]

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23 Sep Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: [AfrICANN-discuss] IG Weekly Brief : Online extremism content; EU’s cybersecurity reinforcement; Internet Society Global Report; Raid on .Cat domain; EU to increase tax on Tech firms; InterCommunity 2017; UBER London ban; Baidu to invest on autonomous driving

Colleagues, Might be of interest to some. Regards ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Mamadou LO <alfamamadou@hotmail.com>Date: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 9:27 PMSubject: [AfrICANN-discuss] IG Weekly Brief : Online extremism content; EU's cybersecurity reinforcement; Internet Society Global Report; Raid on .Cat domain; EU to increase tax on Tech firms; InterCommunity 2017; UBER London ban; Baidu to […]

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