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Weekly Discussion Roundup 16th-22nd February, 2015. PDF Print E-mail

1. The NTF III project Initiated by Albert Mucunguzi

Behind the USD $1M project launched in Uganda earlier this month.


Flowers

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

“There have been all sorts of questions about the ITC/NITA-U/ICTAU/UBPOA project launched earlier this month, called NTF III. Here’s what you need to know……

 

2. Building Links Can Harm Your Website SEO Initiated by Julius Kateega

Article……….


Flowers

“You might find this article a good read.”

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

 

3. HTTP/2 Initiated by Ronald Kato

New infrastructure for the internet is ready, and could speed up the web for everyone.


Flowers

HTTP/2, a new version of the protocol that lets computers download information from the internet, has been formally approved and could speed up the web for everyone.

….. the specification is done, and that it will now be checked over and published. It is based on a protocol made by Google, called SPDY and pronounced “speedy”, which has already been speeding up the internet for many users without them knowing it.”

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

 

4. Uganda’s Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill Initiated by Juliet N. Nanfuka

Reflections…


Flowers

“Over the last couple of months, the Uganda Government has sought public comment on the Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill…..”

 

“We [CIPESA] have already submitted Formal Comments on the Bill but we also had some Reflections on Uganda’s Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2014. These can also be accessed through our blog entry

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

“We [CIPESA] maintain a keen interest on the development of this Bill as Uganda is one of the countries that constitute the East African Community - in addition to Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and Rwanda - non of which has a data protection and privacy law.”

5. .ug Initiated by Douglas A. Musunga

Whats the cheapest and easiest place to buy a ".ug" at the moment!


Flowers

“Visit http://registry.co.ug

“Try www.i3c.co.ug

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

 

6. Best Calling Package Initiated by Gilbert Busuulwa

Who has the best calling package on the market today amongst the Telecoms?


Flowers

“consider looking at this link for international call bundles:

Orange….

Airtel….

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

 

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