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Police randomly searched people's mobile devices and arrested some who were involved in protests against President Al Sisi. It is reported that about 1,900 Egyptians were arrested because of this for online dissent.
Huawei is not only the world’s third-largest buyer of semiconductors but, through its subsidiary HiSilicon, one of China’s biggest semiconductor makers. Being shut off from US suppliers impedes both the competitiveness of its products and the development of its own chip-making capacity.
The Kenya Information and Communications (Amendment) Bill 2019 seeks to bring in regulations that will lead to the tightest control of social media usage in Kenya, affecting users, content creators, and Facebook/WhatsApp group administrators.
There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression especially when the people criticise their president.
Have you ever read something online and shared it among your networks, only to find out it was false? Using machine learning and natural language processing, researchers are developing an algorithm that can distinguish between real and fake news articles.
In a case filed at the High Court in Kampala, a Ugandan student studying at Harvard University is suing President Yoweri Museveni for blocking him on Twitter. He alleges that one of the few ways to keep up with politics Uganda is through the social media platform.