Collection of 90 posts

Mauritius

COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V available in Mauritius

The Ministry of Health has started administering the first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine as part of its campaign against COVID-19 in Mauritius.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

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.

Admin

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Mauritius

Proof-of-concept proxy shows user account passwords and private photos can be decrypted

A proof-of-concept proxy using Fiddler Everywhere shows that user account passwords from websites like Twitter, LinkedIn, Gmail Hotmail and private photos from Facebook, Messenger and Instagram can be decrypted.

Admin

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Mauritius

Internet Society and Mauritius IGF react to ICTA's consultation paper

Mauritius IGF and Internet Society respond to ICTA's consultation paper.

Admin

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Mauritius

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 ยท Ariel Saramandi & Dick Ng Sui Wa respond to BBC's journalist

Admin

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Mauritius

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.

Admin

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Mauritius

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.

Admin

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Legislation

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.

Admin

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Mauritius

Requests to bing.com being proxied via ICTA's Internet filtering system in Netherlands

Today, I noticed that my request to www.bing.com was being proxied to a Netsweeper server in Netherlands. I reported it Netsweeper and kept ICTA in the loop.

Admin

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