The Kenya Information and Communication (Amendment) Bill, 2019 – No. 61 of 2019 (Malulu Injendi Bill)

I’m curious; will email lists such as Kictanet, also require clearance?
Where will the line be drawn?

Regards,
Mildred Achoch.

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Odhiambo Washington via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> What if we just ask someone who’s not resident in Kenya to start a
> Whatsapp group and be the solo admin? Will CA still need to clear them?
> Oh, and what if we decide to use a Telegram group or Microsoft Teams or
> Skype or Microsoft Kaizala ?? Those too will require clearance by CA?
>
> Salim, please clarify why clearance is essential?
> Like meeting over coffee now requires clearance?
>
>
>
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2019 at 09:32, Salim Ali via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> I think this clearance for Group Admins is very essential.
>>
>> We approve too much unjustifiable info to the society.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Salim Ali
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 4:43 PM Twahir Hussein Kassim via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>> >
>> > Listers,
>> >
>> > Reference an article on Standard today (24th September 2019) titled
>> “Facebook, WhatsApp groups admins to seek CA clearance” attached is the
>> said bill.
>> >
>> > Whilst agreeably we need to regulate the social media inline with
>> Internet Governance; the essence of this bill is both BACKWARD and
>> OPPRESSIVE for lack of stronger terms to use.
>> >
>> > Having said that, it is imperative that we go through this with a tooth
>> comb and point it’s flaws and suggest better ways – a better way is
>> definitely there. On this note, I think it is high time that we started
>> looking at issue and put up measures before we get hit by such bills and
>> start fire fighting.
>> >
>> > Let’s roll up our sleeves.
>> >
>> > Twahir Hussein Kassim
>> > Email: twahir@hussein.me.ke
>> > Cellphone: +254 734 259 223
>> > WhatsApp: +254 722 259 223
>> >
>> >
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>> 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.
>> >
>> > KICTANetiquette : Adhere to the same standards of acceptable behaviors
>> online that you follow in real life: respect people’s times and bandwidth,
>> share knowledge, don’t flame or abuse or personalize, respect privacy, do
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>>
>>
>>
>> —
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>> 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.
>>
>> KICTANetiquette : Adhere to the same standards of acceptable behaviors
>> online that you follow in real life: respect people’s times and bandwidth,
>> share knowledge, don’t flame or abuse or personalize, respect privacy, do
>> not spam, do not market your wares or qualifications.
>>
>
>
> —
> Best regards,
> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
> Nairobi,KE
> +254 7 3200 0004/+254 7 2274 3223
> “Oh, the cruft.”, grep ^[^#] 🙂
>

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