Invasion of Privacy? What you need to know about sharing information online

Kenyans were recently treated to a MTV Cribs show by a teenager on Snapchat/a social media site. This is a recent trend which often starts out as innocent fun with friends(presumably) where youth do a virtual tour of where they live.
Unfortunately in the recent incident, it ended up beyond Snapchat and onto WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube with queries on her source of opulence. It escalated to a point where the young lady asked for help to have YouTube videos of the house tour pulled down as she alleged that was a breach of her right to privacy.

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Electronic Signatures and the Business Laws Amendment Act, 2020:What you need to know

The amendments and legal adoption of electronic signatures will help Kenya rise in the Ease of Doing Business rankings. Currently Kenya is ranked number 56 with a score of 73.2. This is because it will hasten processes such as Registration of Property where Kenya ranks 134 with a score of 53.8. This is slightly above the Sub-Saharan Africa regional average which is 53.6.

Biometric data collection in Kenya risky

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This article was first published in the Business Daily September 21, 2017. The Computer and Cybercrimes Bill 2017 is a major improvement from the two cybercrime Bills published by the Senate and the National Assembly…

Freedom of Expression Judicial wins

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Fake news: The battle for clicks

This article was first published in the Nairobi Business Monthly May. It is no secret that technology has disrupted the media industry. In the past few years, media houses have downscaled operations, leading to many…