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 primary blood with an internet based life charge, the Ugandan government has not avoided discussion and analysis as it carries on its charge on online exercises.
A year ago, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) made it required for every single online datum correspondences specialist organizations to enlist and procure licenses that enable them to complete their correspondence and business administrations on the web, despite the fact that the move later slowed down.
This time be that as it may, it’s resembling the Commission isn’t having qualms about implementing everything.
The suggestion is that online distributers, and other Internet media administrators, (for example, radio and TV in any case) should get 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 comes from the need to check the spread of phony news and savagery.
“With the developing substance of online distributers, we understood it was imperative to enroll these people so they are aware of the law and guidelines as they distribute their substance to general society. 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 think of goals,” he said.
Around forty online distributers have purportedly enrolled and gotten licenses. In any case, to other people, yet to secure distributing right or permit by and large, the goal of the administration is to restrain their right to speak freely and control what they are distributing.
All signs point toward Ugandan government raking billions of income off online media specialists in the nation.