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The Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act (“RICA”), which the South African state had used to spy on journalists and possibly their lawyers and to conduct mass surveillance of its citizens, was suspended by the High Court of South Africa.
A key element of the battle between truth and propaganda has nothing to do with technology. It has to do with how people are much more likely to accept something if it confirms their beliefs.
Despite the small number of users, Facebook’s platform power and influence in Africa is incredible. As Facebook hires even more content moderators and institutes an independent board for content decisions, it only serves to show that they are rewriting their rulebook on their terms.