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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.

27 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

PRE KIGF ONLINE DISCUSSION DAY 1 – INTERNET SHUTDOWNS

I don't think there's a real fear for a shutdown- complete or partial. Why? 1. Why shutdown the internet when you can manipulate the information accessible to the populace?  2. Both sides of the political divide benefit immensely from the business of fake news (we shall discuss this in detail tomorrow). Shutting down the internet […]

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27 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

PRE KIGF ONLINE DISCUSSION DAY 1 – INTERNET SHUTDOWNS

Ronald and listers  Thanks for kicking off this discussion. I have a question rather than a comment. Is the current global trend towards the Balkanization (read creating ‘National Borders’ around the internet as recommended by countries such as China and Russia and even the U.K.) of the Internet a form of Internet Shutdown? Isn’t creating […]

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27 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

PRE KIGF ONLINE DISCUSSION DAY 1 – INTERNET SHUTDOWNS

Hi There,   What follows are my personal views…   To question (a) –   I would phrase the question differently.  Is there a fear that there may be an attempt to shut down the Internet in Kenya – 100% I would say that there may be such an attempt or a call for such […]

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27 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

PRE KIGF ONLINE DISCUSSION DAY 1 – INTERNET SHUTDOWNS

Greetings Listers, Hope you are psyched up for today’s discussion on Internet Shutdowns especially during the election period. With such shutdowns, mobile communications, popular social networks among other forms of communication can be halted effectively crippling information exchange across the nation. It is our desire that you share your aspirations, expectations, experience and suggestions with […]

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26 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

INVITATION TO THE 2017 PRE- KIGF ONLINE DISCUSSION

Thank you Ronald. Looking forward.  On Jun 26, 2017 9:37 PM, "Ronald Ojino via kictanet" <

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26 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

INVITATION TO THE 2017 PRE- KIGF ONLINE DISCUSSION

Dear Listers, It is my hope that you have had a great weekend! As you are aware, this year Kenya’s 2017 IGF will be taking place on July 6th at the Laico Regency hotel, Nairobi and as part of this major activity; we shall be having our online discussions on key issues facing the ICT […]

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