Kenya’s Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act: What you need to know

The new law is supposed to curb cyber crimes and computer related offences. But will it do more harm than good?

Soila Kenya
Jun 7, 2018 · 5 min read
May #HHNBO panelists, from left: Henry Maina, Mercy Mutemi, moderator Shitemi Khamadi and Ephraim Kenyanito. PHOTO/SOILA KENYA

What techies need to know

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Mercy Mutemi presenting Joshua Ondeke with his afriLeaks t-shirt.

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Data Journalist @codeforafrica, Former Head of Press @subsaharanmun, Written for @TheStarKenya + @PesaCheck + @InvoNewspaper + @InspireAfrika + @SheLeadsAfrica

Hacks/Hackers Africa

Journalism x Technology. The umbrella group for African chapters of Hacks/Hackers, where civic tech pioneers play with ways to rewire the media.