A South African government minister says that the digital divide is growing and could have a more devasting impact than the divides of the industrial revolution.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.