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Ecowas countries to harmonise cybersecurity legislation

Saturday 25 February 2012 | 09:51 CET | News
Telecom experts and legislators from 15 West African countries met to discuss how to harmonise their legislation on securing cyberspace, reports Ivoirian newspaper Notre Voie. ECOWAS telecom division chief Raphael Koffi said the meeting was held to enable consumer confidence in computer security and electronic transactions. African Union representatives Makaye Fall and Auguste Yanke spoke of a need for specific legislation against cybercriminals to eradicate this curse from Africa.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Countries: Africa
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