Did you know about Internet censorship in Africa?

Today I write, briefly, not about innovation or technology, but about blogging in Africa. The BBC have reported on popular Nigerian blogger Abubakar Sidiq Usman's arrest for "offences bordering on cyber stalking". He is the third blogger to be arrested in Nigeria┬ásince 2015, under the Cyber Crime Act. His arrest came after making allegations against … Continue reading Did you know about Internet censorship in Africa?

Did You Know How Online-Censorship Affects Innovation?

In October, freedomhouse.org published the annual Freedom on the Net-Report - A study designed to measure the freedom on the internet in 65 countries. Over the weekend, I had a look at the 2015 report. This made me think about how censorship potentially affects innovation and left me wondering what can be done about it. … Continue reading Did You Know How Online-Censorship Affects Innovation?