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Internet used to be an innovative tech back in the day. Today, it’s like electricity or water supply, a fundamental utility in a household. And thanks to its omnipresence, at least in some countries, it’s now treated just like any other medium. Internet can be used to influence politics, to convey someone’s agenda, to gag government critics, as well as to promote values, to attain true freedom of speech. Today, it is subject to regulations. How do they change over time? How does the role of the internet change with them? Those are only some of the questions we’re here to ask, and to find answers.

Tax on Social Media: How Uganda Lives under the Controversial Internet Law
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Tax on Social Media: How Uganda Lives Under the Controversial Internet Law

On July 1st, 2018 the tax on access to social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter became a harsh reality for Uganda. Back in May 2018, the local government has adopted a law imposing a tax on access to so-called over the top (OTT) services. Uganda blocks Social media & other OTT SERVICES.Many …

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Can Internet Be Censored?
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Can Internet Be Censored?

Recently, the EU attempted to shoot for a specific copyright legislation to protect the rights of unique content creators by addressing the issues of licensing in particular. However, the reaction from the public seems couldn’t be farther from calm. New EU Copyright Directive On June 20th, the EU’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) approved a new …

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Internet Laws: What You Can and Can’t Do Online Around the World
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Internet Laws: What You Can and Can’t Do Online Around the World

Some twenty years ago, internet access wasn’t seen as a utility like water or power supply. Using internet meant sacrificing your landline for as long as you browse someone’s homepages written in HTML or hang around in forums just to kill some time. Yes, some people are actually that old. Lots of things have changed …

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Why Did They Kill Net Neutrality
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Why Did They Kill Net Neutrality

On June 11th, 2018 the new rules adopted by the FCC abolished net neutrality. While those who are aware of what it is regarded the decision as the death of the free internet, many people actually have no idea of what net neutrality is all about, notwithstanding John Oliver’s truly Herculean effort. In a few …

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