Thoughts, ideas and stories ✍️
My thoughts on the Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Bill
TL;DR — Downloading movies, music and pirated software becomes a crime under this Bill. Failing to moderate online content will also become a crime. Service providers can be compelled to provide access to data and forced not disclose anything. Want to know more then read on!
CERT-MU issues Security Alert against Netflix's Squid Game
The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) which operates under the patronage of the National Computer Board issued a security alert against the Netflix series Squid Game on 14 October 2021.
AFRINIC regains access to its banks accounts
A legal battle has been going on for months between AFRINIC and one of its resource members, Cloud Innovation Ltd. The latter has initiated several cases against AFRINIC. In one of them it requested the Court to freeze AFRINIC's bank accounts.
FlaskCon by Python enthusiasts
The Python Mauritius User Group (PyMUG) has been around for quite a while. One of its founding members who has been an active community member has put efforts into orgnising a virtual conference about the Flask micro framework.
Why is it important to have a public IP address?
The biggest ISP on the island made big announcements on its Internet offers recently. However, among those big announcements also came some subtle changes which many, including myself, did not notice.
DevCon is back! 🎉
Two years and we could not meet & greet at the Developers Conference. But the wait is over. With the new normal the Developers Conference is making its comeback.
ubuCon Asia 2021
Asia has seen a rise in Open Source community groups in the recent years, e.g GNOME.Asia, openSUSE.Asia and FOSSASIA. ubuCon is organised for the first time in Asia.
Trying GNOME 41
GNOME 41 brings new features to improve the desktop experience on Linux. I tried it by running GNOME OS. Three-finger gestures and the new Multitasking panel are what I liked most.