Influencers, distributers, and media stages in Uganda are currently required to pay a charge for posting their substance on the web.
In spite of drawing the main blood with an internet based life charge, the Ugandan government has not avoided debate and analysis as it carries on its charge on online exercises.
A year ago, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) made it compulsory for every single online datum interchanges specialist organizations to enlist and gain licenses that enable them to complete their correspondence and business administrations on the web, in spite of the fact that the move later slowed down.
This time in any case, it’s resembling the Commission isn’t having apprehensions about implementing everything.
The suggestion is that online distributers, and other Internet media administrators, (for example, radio and TV in the first place) should acquire a permit that will cost $20 (74,012 Ugandan Shillings) to proceed with activity.
As indicated by the commission’s head of advertising, this ongoing advancement originates from the need to check the spread of phony news and viciousness.
“With the developing element of online distributers, we understood it was critical to enlist these people so they are aware of the law and guidelines as they distribute their substance to the general population. As UCC, it has arrived to put into usage these laws so just if there should be an occurrence of any issues that emerge we can concoct goals,” he said.
Around forty online distributers have supposedly enrolled and gotten licenses. In any case, to other people, yet to get distributing right or permit all things considered, the aim of the administration is to confine their right to speak freely and edit what they are distributing.
All signs point toward Ugandan government raking billions of income off online media professionals in the nation.