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Ugandan government faces lawsuit over social media tax

Tuesday 3 July 2018 | 10:35 CET | News
Five individuals and the company Cyber Law Initiative have petitioned the Constitutional Court to order an annulment of the UGX 200 daily social media tax that took effect on 01 July, reports the Monitor. The petitioners are led by Daniel Opio and are suing the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), accusing it of unfairly giving an enabling environment for Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to collect this tax, and asking the Attorney General (AG) to explain why government does not offer free internet services to its citizens.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: UCC
Countries: Uganda
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