Collection of 19 posts
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!
ICTA says it will summarize the comments & suggestions, can we trust?
In its latest press communique, the Information and Communication Technologies Authority, displayed a cheap tactic of manipulating public opinion, by publishing only a selection of paragraphs from Facebook's submission to show them in the good light.
Internet Society and Mauritius IGF react to ICTA's consultation paper
Mauritius IGF and Internet Society respond to ICTA's consultation paper.
Writer Ariel Saramandi & ICTA Chairman Dick Ng Sui Wa respond to BBC's journalist on ICTA's consultation paper
On Friday 14th May 2021, writer Ariel Saramandi and the ICTA Chairman, Dick Ng Sui Wa, spoke on the BBC Newsday1 programme. They both spoke on ICTA's consultation paper on proposed amendments to the ICT Act of Mauritius. Ish Sookun · Ariel Saramandi & Dick Ng Sui Wa respond to BBC's journalist
What did Mozilla & Google say, what did ICTA understand and what does the Chairman tell BBC?
The ICT Authority remains in complete denial despite Mozilla and Google's strong statement asking ICTA to abandon the idea of the proposed frameworks in their consultation paper.
Several international NGOs, people affiliated with academia, Google and Mozilla, call on ICTA to abandon the idea of decrypting social media traffic
International NGOs called on the Mauritian government and ICTA to retract the consultation paper and explore more proportionate and rights-protective measures for the regulation of illegal conduct on social media.
S. Moonesamy's thoughts on ICTA's proposals
Based on the technical information provided in the consultation paper, S. Moonesamy developed a proof of concept and confirms that it is possible to decrypt the login credentials of social media users.
ICTA's Consultation Paper prepared by specialists, criticized by many
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has criticized the Mauritius ICT Authority's Consultation Paper on Social Media regulatory proposals, as being horrifying and the worst.