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DotConnectAfrica Delegates Attend the Kenya Internet Governance Forum

DCA Registry Services Kenya delegates also attended the conference and contributed to important discussions and pertinent proceedings.

The annual forum focused on ICT Synergy and sessions discussing policies enabling access such as improving cost and quality of internet services, Net Neutrality, Cyber security, DNSSEC which has become a major factor in utilizing ICT services.

Other Sessions focused on the unitization of Internet as an engine for growth and development, this comes as Africa and Kenya specifically continue to attract global attention on the use of ICT services as a platform for all facets of the economy and academia.

Social media effects on developmental issues as well as crimes online were deliberated upon. During his presentation as a panelist, Gideon Rop, DCA's representative gave statistics on the use of social media, the understanding of users on Terms of Services and privacy rights by users. He noted that the most users still do not understand their rights online as well as the impacts of their content.

DotConnectAfrica since its inception in 2006 has been an active participant of the DNS industry and have continued to contribute to the Internet Governance debates. DCA also encourages continued debates in the improvement and sustenance of a thriving internet this is most important as Africa is taking a lead in the adoption of ICT's for development.

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DotConnectAfrica

DotConnectAfrica a non-profit, non-partisan org registered in Mauritius, along with DCA Registry Services located in Nairobi, Kenya will sponsor, establish and operate a gTLD registry with global recognition and regional significance dedicated to the needs of Pan-African & African constituency. (Learn More)

Related topics: DNSSEC, Internet Governance, Net Neutrality, Security

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