Kenya IGF Online Discussions Day 1: Content Regulation on the Internet

I echo these two questions and add a third one: where does self-regulation
fit in all this? For example via professional bodies of content creators.

Regards,
Mildred Achoch.

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, cmaundu— via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Hello listers
>
> I have two questions
> 1. Where do you draw the line between content regulation and freedom of
> expression?
>
> 2. Where do you draw the line between content regulation and net
> neutrality?
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On 10 Jul 2018, at 12:29 PM, carolyne mimano via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
> Thats where ISP’s are liable in my opinion and more community policing
>
> On Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 12:27 pm Ronald Ojino via kictanet, <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Hi Kanini et al.
>> In my opinion,content regulation is healthy for any society. It aids in
>> reducing moral decadence that could be brought about with the unregulated
>> space. However, is content filtering sufficient in ensuring that only the
>> correct content is viewed especially with freely availed WiFi at many
>> locations even though parents try to utilize Parental Control Software at
>> home, Imagine situations where some access pornography at places of
>> worship!!
>> Is filtering access at public spaces also the way to go?
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 12:18 PM, kanini mutemi via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> We can also give examples of recent content regulation efforts by our
>>> government.
>>>
>>> On 10 Jul 2018, at 12:16, Peter Wakaba via kictanet <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>> Content regulation is the creation, setting and enforcement of
>>> parameters within which various stakeholders in the content ecosystem
>>> engage with this content. Content in this context is then simply
>>> information which is transmitted and stored and received through various
>>> platforms and infrastructure.
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 10:09 AM, carolyne mimano via kictanet <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello listers,
>>>>
>>>> As we dive more into content regulation we should maybe also focus on:
>>>>
>>>> Why content is regulated?
>>>> – Copyright reasons,obscene content, bullying and hate speech(causing
>>>> harm to others) security, human dignity, privacy.
>>>> -The different kinds of content-online content, traditional media etc
>>>> For online content how different countries/governments are trying to
>>>> regulate online content e.g self filtering, internet service providers or
>>>> anyone that has access to blocking offensive material but fails to do so.
>>>>
>>>> Kind regards
>>>> Carolyne
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 9:53 am cmaundu— via kictanet, <
>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello Listers,
>>>>>
>>>>> Content regulation, is basically content restrictions or monitoring as
>>>>> required by governments or regulatory bodies.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 10 Jul 2018, at 9:26 AM, kanini mutemi via kictanet <
>>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello Listers,
>>>>>
>>>>> I’ll start us off with the discussion on Content Regulation on the
>>>>> internet. I find it useful for us to first understand what content
>>>>> regulation means. To this end, I invite your contributions to the following
>>>>> questions–
>>>>>
>>>>> (a) What does ‘*content regulation**’* mean?
>>>>>
>>>>> (b) How is content regulation achieved?
>>>>>
>>>>> (c) What categories of content face the most regulation?
>>>>>
>>>>> Let’s go!
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