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Kenyan proposes fines for social media hate mongers

Wednesday 28 June 2017 | 14:53 CET | News
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) said social media users sharing inflammatory content via Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp this election season face a fine of up to KES 1 million or a jail term of five years if proposed regulations to police the social media are adopted. The CA and NCIC have co-authored the draft rules that would punish Kenyans for being impolite, disrespectful or inciting violence when sharing political content.

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Companies: Communications Authority of Kenya / Facebook / Twitter / WhatsApp
Countries: Kenya
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