Google will decline requests for user information from totalitarian governments in Africa that seek to crack down on online communication.
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After glitches with online ticket sales and an increase in related cybercrime, Africa's first World Cup tournament has embraced several digital platforms, exceeding expectations.
IT experts claim that two African countries have mastered a new way of muzzling the online media -- hacking dissident news sites.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) kicked off its week-long 33rd International Public Meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss implementing new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) and the globally expanding the domain name system.
Mobile penetration rates will increase to 95% by 2013 from 46% in 2008, according to a new survey of 34 emerging markets by pricing and tariffs research firm Tariff Consultancy.
The Kenyan government has adopted closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to tackle the rising cases of insecurity in the streets, said Bitange Ndemo, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication.
The University of Texas has received a US$1.2 million grant from the Bridgeway Foundation to develop a library system to preserve records of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Microsoft East Africa has dismissed allegations that it threatened to withdraw funding to Kenya if the government did not vote "yes" on OOXML.