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Nigeria’s great demand to Facebook and other social networks

Nigeria's great demand to Facebook and other social networks

Nigerian authorities asked Facebook and other platforms to reduce hate speech on their sites, Information Minister Lai Mohammed said on Tuesday. The minister’s comments came after meeting with Facebook’s team in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. According to Mr Mohamed, Facebook had done nothing to curtail the activities of separatist group Indigenous …

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South Africa: Competition Commission takes Facebook and WhatsApp to court

South Africa: competition commission takes Facebook and WhatsApp to court

The South African Competition Commission on Monday said it had taken Facebook and WhatsApp owner Meta Platforms to court for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market, Reuters reports. In a statement, the regulator accused Meta of “abusing its dominance by engaging in exclusionary conduct geared at preventing competitors …

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Mozambique: hackers demand money before unlocking government websites

Mozambique: hackers demand money before unlocking government websites

Yemeni hackers, the hacking group that took over more than 30 websites in Mozambique on Monday, are now demanding money before unlocking them, hours after the government said it had repelled the attacks. Accusing the government of underestimating the scale of the attack, the hackers have placed a message in …

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