0
Broadband

CA fails to stop KES 25 mln pornography penalty proposal

Friday 17 September 2021 | 11:18 CET | News
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has lost an attempt to prevent the imposition of a KES 25 million fine or 25-year gaol term on people who share and view pornographic material, Business Daily reported. The CA petitioned Parliament to drop changes to the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act 2018 that made it criminal for people aged over eighteen to share, distribute and possess pornographic content. The CA considers that the legal changes will violate the freedom of expression and right to privacy.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Internet
Countries: Kenya
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Kenyan regulator reviews mobile termination rate

Published 29 Jul 2021 10:43 CET | Kenya
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is set to reduce mobile interconnection charges, Business Daily reported customers, ...

CA launches mobile app for cyber crime reporting

Published 21 Jun 2021 14:04 CET | Kenya
The Communications Authority (CA) of Kenya has launched a mobile application for reporting cybersecurity incidents, following a ...

Kenya regulator, operators sets up interactive portal for safer internet for children

Published 10 Feb 2021 14:10 CET | Kenya
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has launched an interactive portal aimed at creating a safer internet for children. ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct Siminn Q3 2021
26 Oct KPN Q3 2021
26 Oct NENT Q3 2021
26 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2021
26 Oct Corning Q3
26 Oct TIM Brasil Q3 2021
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2021
26 Oct Digital Realty Q3
26 Oct Twitter Q3 2021
26 Oct MediaTek Q3
26 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
26 Oct SK hynix Q3
26 Oct Orange group Q3 2021
26 Oct F5 Networks fiscal Q4
26 Oct FCC meeting
26 Oct MWC Los Angeles
26 Oct Samsung Developer Conference
26 Oct Cabsat
27 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2021
27 Oct TIM Q3 2021
27 Oct Twilio Q3
27 Oct Spotify Q3 2021
27 Oct Hrvatski Telekom Q3 2021
27 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2021
27 Oct Vertiv Q3
27 Oct Netgear Q3
27 Oct Megacable Q3
27 Oct Android Dev Summit
27 Oct Digital Utilities Europe 2021
28 Oct Apple fiscal Q3
::: More Calendar Items