jfruh writes: A rapidly growing percentage of residents of Afrcan 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.
"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple
system that worked."
-- John Gall, _Systemantics_