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The Internet Government

African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections 27

Posted by samzenpus
from the clearing-the-tubes dept.
jfruh writes A rapidly growing percentage of Africans have access to the Internet — and yet most of the content they access, even things aimed specifically at an African audience, is hosted on servers elsewhere. The reason is a bewildering array of laws in different nations that make cross-border cooperation a headache, a marked contrast to places like Europe with uniform Internet regulations. At the Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum in Senegal, a wide variety of Internet actors from the continent are aiming to solve the problem.
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African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections

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  • by nukenerd (172703) on Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:27AM (#47773133)

    most of the content they access ... is hosted on servers elsewhere

    Since when did that matter on the Internet ?

    The reason is a bewildering array of laws in different nations

    Welcome to the World.

    places like Europe with uniform Internet regulations

    Tell us about these uniform regulations.

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