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Ten international and regional press freedom and journalism groups, including the International Press Institute (IPI), today issued a statement welcoming the start of the murder trial against four suspects accused of murdering Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, in...
Human Rights Legal
Citizens could be prosecuted for sharing images without consentSocial Networks in Mozambique. Photo: Brough Turner, Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)
New amendments to the Mozambican Penal Code introduced to protect privacy could threaten freedom of expression, activists say.
The law, passed by the parliament...
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The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, and Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, met with Governor Kayode Fayemi, the Governor of Ekiti State, who doubles as the Chairman of the...
Development Economic Infrastructure and Standardisation
The rate at which cybercrimes occur is, now more pronounced, than ever before and evidence of these nefarious activities, can be seen, in the rise of the rigging of elections, high rate of cyberattacks on businesses and the fact that, the hard-earned money of bank customers, that are being wiped...
At the beginning of each year, hundreds of world leaders and CEOs, along with a small group of civil society reps, gather at the World Economic Forum to help shape global, regional, and industry agendas for worldwide impact. This is my second time traveling to Davos, Switzerland, for the World...
Human Rights Security
Facebook has reportedly abandoned the plan to bring ads to WhatsApp, but the company is still looking into ways to make money with what’s currently the number one mobile messaging platform on both Android and iOS.
A report from The Wall Street Journal reveals that Facebook disbanded the team...
EcoCash’s CEO Natalie Jabangwe thanked users of the mobile money service for their patience with EcoCash:
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” —JFKHere%26#39;s a little...
U.S. Wireless carriers are coming under heavy fire for failing to protect their users from the practice of SIM hijacking. The practice usually involves conning or bribing a wireless employee to port a victim's cell phone number right out from underneath them, letting the attacker then pose as...
Infrastructure and Standardisation Security
By Uzair Amir
Welp, here's something shocking... NOT.
This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Hackers jailed for hacking National Lottery %26 withdrawing £13
Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories!
LinkNYC Wi-Fi debuts
New Yorkers can now enjoy...
The Chicago Police Department is one of the worst in the nation. There's simply no denying this.
The Chicago PD ran its own black site for years, subjecting to arrestees to interrogations without access to legal counsel or notification of their families. Citizens effectively disappeared...
Human Rights Legal
Amazon has opened its Netherlands marketplace for sellers to register, as well as announcing plans to expand it later this year.
Rogers officially activates Canada's first 5G network, but customers will have to wait to use it calgaryherald.com Some FCC Subsidized Low Income Phones Are A Chinese Malware Shitshow techdirt.com 5G isn t going to save you from cable broadband anytime soon thenextweb.com US Pay-TV...
Here are the foreign currency exchange rates for the US$, ZW$ and Rand on the interbank and black market:
USD to ZWL$:17.1001 ZWL$ to RAND: 0.8419
Data according to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe
Black Market rates
OMIR26.46USD / ZWL$ zimrates.com23.9USD / ZWL$ zwl365....
Infrastructure and Standardisation
How do you solve a problem like Google? In the midst of a political environment that views every new technology with suspicion, you’d think that targets of regulation would be on their best behavior.
Many are, of course: Twitter, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft are trying hard to convince...
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WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Google’s decision to require all content creators for YouTube to designate whether their videos are intended for children is negatively impacting online free speech, a bevy of influencers said at a TechFreedom event on Monday.
The market-oriented non-profit organized...