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S. Moonesamy writes to the Data Protection Office regarding the alleged data capture at the Baie Jacotet Submarine Cable Landing Station
The Data Protection Office of Mauritius operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, since February 2009 when the Data Protection Act 2004 came into force. This office aims at protecting privacy rights of individuals.
How much space is required to store 2 mins of data captured from all internet traffic in Mauritius?
It is a question that probably many people are asking after reading the news since last week-end.
What is TLS encryption and how does it secure your internet communication?
Lately a lot of people have been asking the question – whether their private message on the internet could be decrypted by a third-party if the latter intercepted their internet traffic?
AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, reaches out to the African Telecommunications Union (ATU), for potential Board Directors
The African Telecommunications Union is a specialised agency of the African Union set up to promote the development of info-communications in Africa. The Union comprises of 48 Member States and 54 Associate Members (comprising of telecom operators).
Apache Directory Studio on the Apple M1
Apple M1 is an ARM-based system-on-chip (SoC) designed by Apple Inc., for its devices, like the MacBook, Mac Mini, iMac, iPad, etc. A system-on-chip (SoC) is an integrated circuit that contains components such as the CPU, GPU and other I/O interfaces.
Baie Jacotet SCLS, a restricted area
A lot of people have been searching about Baie Jacotet on the Internet, ever since the Prime Minister of Mauritius, P. K. Jugnauth, mentioned the Baie Jacotet Submarine Cable Landing Station, while answering on allegations made against him by the former CEO of Mauritius Telecom, S. Singh.
What is the SAFE submarine cable?
Submarine cable networks are fiber optic cables laid in the ocean to connect two or several landing points. There are hundreds of submarine cables around the globe connecting continents. These cables are able to transfer huge amounts of data very rapidly.
The Number Resource Organisation (NRO) writes to the Government of Mauritius
The lawsuits against AFRINIC by one of its Resource Members has piled up in the past months. This has become a matter of serious concern not just to the African regional community but it caused ripples in the global Internet community.
India requires VPN Service Providers to log client activities and keep accurate information on them
The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) is a functional organisation under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.