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Kenya regulators clash on Netflix oversight

Tuesday 12 January 2016 | 13:45 CET | News
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has differed with the Kenya Films and Classification Board (KFCB) over the handling of US online movie streaming service Netflix, which has launched operations in Kenya.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Netflix
Countries: Kenya
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