Botswana Cyber Crime Bill on the Cards

Minister of Communications, Science and Technology, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has told Parliament that for the ICT Policy to succeed in business and other development transactions, her ministry will in the next few days present a cyber crime bill. Parliament approved the ICT policy on Monday unanimously.Speaking in Parliament, Venson-Moitoi said that she was impressed that the legislators who debated the issue have displayed IT literacy and that she was assuring the nation of a proper implementation plan for the policy. see:
bw: Who is Responsible for Government Information?
Parliament appears to have busied itself with consideration of the ICT policy at the instigation of the line ministry.Therein lies the problem. Who is really responsible for government information? And what is ‘government information’ anyway?The most recent appointments at the Office of the President betray a tussle for authority regarding the control of the information ship at government.

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