Internet Policy

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Police commend Unitech students and Lae residents

Police in Lae have praised the positive turnout of the public at the University of Technology students’ awareness campaign today at the Eriku Oval.

ICCC issues ban on non-English labelled products

Internet Policy to be drafted after successful workshop

The workshop gauged views from various stakeholders including government agencies like Police, Customs, National Identification Project, National Research Institute, National Information & Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) and the private sectors, to come up with a better way to formulate the policy.

Most of the participants spoke about the disadvantages of the internet and why internet filtration must be included in the policy to avoid children having access to illegal sites.

Internet policy must protect children

NICTA chief executive officer Charles Punaha says formulating an internet policy and internet filtering systems will address the issue of pornography, human trafficking, money laundering and other issues of crime related to the use of internet.

Punaha challenged participants at the combined stakeholders workshop on Internet Filtering System currently underway in Port Moresby.

Online trickers common for Bougainvilleans

A lot of Bougainville internet users, mainly youths, think it is all right to lie and stalk other people and even blackmail some.

Facebook, Skype, Twitter and Whatsapp are the ones that are the favourites among youngsters.

A concerned internet user in Buka, Jackson Tovilu, told Loop PNG that the lack of awareness had prompted people to use the internet in their own ways.