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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.

22 Aug Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: African Mobile Factbook 3Q 2017 – whitepaper download

Listers This may be useful. 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, Nairobi, Kenya. Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are purely mine and do not necessarily reflect the official […]

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22 Aug Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Day 2 on Fake News: Combating Fake News

Dear Listers, On combating fake news: I have just come across an ad titled "Fight Fake News". When I clicked, it took me to this interesting website.  "Hostwriter is a global network for media professionals. We connect journalists to easily seek and offer help, whether in the form of story collaboration, local advice or even […]

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22 Aug Posted by in kictanet | Comments

US Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

@Victor You make some strong arguments. I guess it would be interesting to see if the US Supreme Court will take up this case. It reminds me of the still not totally resolved issue of the Pharmaceutical Patents..The practice is to expire the patent after 30 years and let the world make generic drugs.. The […]

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22 Aug Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fw: Talk to NCIC on hate speech, fake news and social media

Warm greetings! My reflections on the overall topic; a. Closed networks; What happens inside a house, how far is it the neighbpurs business? Would what happens in an administered WApp group or mailing list be classified as such “private home”? Who is liable, the one who leaks it out or the one who said it […]

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21 Aug Posted by in kictanet | Comments

US Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

The distinction between Google and OMO, ASPIRIN and the rest is that it (Google) refers to a service, unlike the rest that refer to goods. In any case the applicable rules are still the same.  Most of the time, the term 'google' or 'googling' refers to searching for stuff online on a Google search page […]

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21 Aug Posted by in kictanet | Comments

US Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

Wikipedia is not a good source to rely on. The Google team can argue about their investment and reliance on the name for their business. The U.S Supreme Court has a conservative majority, very protective of corporations from past cases I have seen. On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:40 PM, Ngigi Waithaka via kictanet […]

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