Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×
The Internet Government

African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections 27 27

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.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections

Comments Filter:
  • 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.

Algebraic symbols are used when you do not know what you are talking about. -- Philippe Schnoebelen

Working...