AI and Internet Security/ Safety: Censoring on Content Posted by Users

In this episode hosted by Doreen Abiero, the spotlight is on the intersection of AI, internet security, and content censorship in Kenya. The narrative unfolds as AI serves as a vigilant guardian, navigating the delicate balance between freedom of expression and safety, highlighted by the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act. The ongoing debate around regulating social media platforms adds complexity to the struggle. The episode emphasizes the crucial role of collaboration between the government, tech companies, and civil society, underscoring the need for cultural sensitivity in AI. It concludes by emphasizing the pivotal role of digital literacy in navigating the evolving landscape of online security in Kenya.

2. Report: State of AI in Africa Report 2023
3. Legislation: The Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act, 2018

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