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Kenyan Monopoly on Internet Backbone Struck Down

The Kenyan Communications Appeals tribunal has struck down the monopoly granted to Telkom Kenya as the country’s Internet gateway. The case arose after a consortium of ISPs challenged a regulatory decision denying them a license to create an alternate Internet backbone.

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August 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Zambia To Introduce Cybercrime Law

The Zambian government plans to introduce new cybercrime legislation this week that will signficantly increase the penalties for hacking and other computer crimes.

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July 29, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

BC Government Pledges to Address Patriot Act Privacy Issue

The British Columbia government has announced that it plans to enact legislative reforms to its provincial privacy law to respond to concerns about the applicability of the USA Patriot Act to provincial health data. CNET and Warren’s Washington Internet Daily provide coverage of the issue and my recent submission on […]

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July 27, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

Canadian New Media Profiles Techlawed Project

Canadian New Media features a nice profile on the Techlawed Project, highlighting the initiative’s goals and early results.  

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July 27, 2004 Comments are Disabled News

South African Wireless Company In Possible Privacy Breach

Sentech, a South African wireless company, has reportedly emailed a database containing information on hundreds of its users to its client base.

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July 27, 2004 Comments are Disabled News