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Kenya to assign mobile IP addresses to fight cyber crime

Tuesday 4 December 2012 | 15:38 CET | News
Kenya may soon assign mobile devices unique public IP addresses as part of the government's efforts to crack down on cybercrime. Information and Communication Permanent Secretary Bitange Ndemo said the government, through the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK), is pushing mobile operators to give each device – including mobile phones and tablets – unique IP addresses to ease identification of users. This, he said, would help track and monitor user activity on mobile devices and supplement the ongoing registration of mobile phone SIM cards. Speaking at the opening of the East Africa

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CCK / Huawei China
Countries: Kenya
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