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Kenya working on cyber law

The Kenyan government is compiling legislation to govern its burgeoning ICT sector. The legislation is motivated by a desire to stabilize e-commerce as an ‘economic growth engine’ – especially in new globalized sectors like electronic business services. The law will reportedly cover “e-signatures, privacy and security, econtracts, cyber crime, [and] offences and punishments” and could serve as a model for the region.

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