Thanks for sharing. I’m curious as to what the world is coming to. Everyone wants to snoop and regulate. Can the CA tell us what’s the major value proposition to increasing snooping on us?
Regulators need to spend more time enabling the sector they are supposed to grow and the CA has really been progressive in many ways. Once in a while though they try to go back to the bad old KANU days. The onus is on us to remind them that Kenyans shut that door kitambo sana.
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> On 1 Nov 2018, at 10:57 PM, Grace Githaiga via kictanet <email@example.com> wrote:
> Kenya is considering regulating online services such as WhatsApp and Skype in a radical move that could force the internet-based service providers to share data with the government.
> The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is in search of a consultant to study and determine how the so-called over-the-top services (OTTS) operated by groups such as Facebook, which runs WhatsApp, and Skype owner Microsoft, could be regulated.
> Read on: www.nation.co.ke/business/Telcos-regulator-seeks-to-monitor-WhatsApp/996-4833020-fn9u7s/index.html
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