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June Okal is a Technology, Media and Telecommunications lawyer. She serves as co-organizer of Nairobi Legal Hackers and blogs for Techweez, a leading technology news digital media platform,  and is a fellow of the Internet Society (ISOC), Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Equity African Leadership Programme (EALP).

The New York state attorney general’s office on Wednesday announced a $50,000 settlement with a company that made millions of dollars selling fake followers and engagement to social media users seeking to boost their online profiles.

The settlement between New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) and now-defunct social media company Devumi is one of

In the course of this week, the UK Competition and Markets Authority published a guidance note on Influencer Marketing and introduced new requirements which influencers should abide by.

Popular bloggers, vloggers, celebrities and social media personalities (also referred to as ‘influencers’) can have a lot of influence over people’s buying decisions if they promote a

Our Co – Organizer, Angela Wanjohi will be at this month’s Hacks/Hackers Nairobi to help make Kenya’s traffic laws easily accessible to citizens.

Journalists sometimes call themselves “hacks,” a tongue-in-cheek term for someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code.

Impatient with a lack of World Trade Organization rules on the explosive growth of e-commerce, 76 members – including the United States, China, the European Union and Japan – agreed to start negotiating a new framework. China, which is locked in a trade war with the United States, signaled conditional support for the initiative but

This past week, there have been several news reports and announcements that the Government seeks identifiable data of persons in order to improve public service delivery.

One of the classes you have to go through as a law student is Jurisprudence. The theory of law. Where you’re taught about the various schools of thought that

The Kenya Copyright Board recently announced the grant of license to three Collective Management Organizations to collect royalties on behalf of content creators for the year 2019.

KECOBO licenses and supervises the collective management organizations in Kenya.
Currently, there are three (3) such CMOs in Kenya and they are: Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), 

News reports indicate that telecommunications service provider Vodacom Group is paying out “reasonable compensation” to a former employee of the South African mobile-network operator for his idea to develop a popular call-back service after a former chief executive officer first took credit for the product.

The settlement comes almost a decade after Mr. Kenneth Makate