Nigeria cybercrime law to intercept texts, emails, messages

Wednesday 29 January 2014 | 09:58 CET | News
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The Nigerian government has initiated a draft law to enable security agents to intercept and record electronic communications between individuals, and seize usage data from internet service providers and mobile networks, the Daily Trust reported. If the Cybercrime Bill is enacted into law, authorities can intercept and record personal emails, text messages, instant messages, voice mails and multimedia messages, in order to facilitate a criminal investigation.

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