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Legislation

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!

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

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.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

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.

Ish Sookun

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Conference

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.

Ish Sookun

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Internet Community

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.

Ish Sookun

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Conference

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.

Ish Sookun

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Conference

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.

Ish Sookun

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Linux

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.

Ish Sookun

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CSS

feature_image_caption not showing in Ghost theme 😤

TL;DR — If you are developing a Ghost theme and you have certain handlebars not working properly, make sure to check the Ghost engine value in the package.json file.

Ish Sookun

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