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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.
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.
National Computer Board has applied for a license to become a Certification Authority
I have reasons to believe now that the ICT Authority has no idea what they are doing or maybe there are deliberately acting dumb.
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.
Did ICTA change its CSA Internet filter?
Internet users in Mauritius, especially on Facebook, have been asking recently whether the ICT Authority (ICTA has already started monitoring people's Internet connection.
Censorship is not a new thing for the Information & Communication Technologies Authority
Censorship seems to be generally accepted by the ICT Authority under the pretense of enforcing Section 18(1)(m) of the ICT Act. Today, the debate is no more whether to censor or not, but rather how to censor.
ICTA says only public posts on Social Media will be archived — Wrong!
The Information and Communication Technologies Authority published a Consultation Paper on 14 April 2021 which contains proposals to amend the ICT Act.
ICT Authority's proposal to monitor the Internet, in a nutshell
The Information and Communication Technologies Authority published a Consultation Paper on 14 April 2021 which contains proposals to amend the ICT Act. The ICT Authority proposes two frameworks and a set of tools to decrypt and archive traffic on social media platforms for inspection purposes.