[AfrICANN-discuss] Fw: [GDC] Min of Justice Website Hacked

Ashok Radhakissoon ashok at afrinic.net
Tue Nov 27 10:13:07 SAST 2012

Dear All,
The offence of hacking is sanctioned by national laws which generally 
inspire themselves from the Budapest Convention.To take Mauritius as an 
example,this offence is sanctioned by heavy fines and even imprisonment.
Thanks and regards
On 27/11/2012 12:03, Douglas Onyango wrote:
> Hi
> On Nov 26, 2012 8:35 PM, "ITAG Basse Chapter" <ksillah at findit.gm 
> <mailto:ksillah at findit.gm>> wrote:
> > This is so serious What kind of systems/penalties are put in place at
> > Afrinic or ICANN level to protect this?
> Protecting websites and penalizing those who hack them is outside the 
> mandate of both the AfriNIC and ICANN.
> However, because these two bodies recognize the complexity of the 
> Internet eco-system, they have in their own ways contributed to this 
> cause. Take AfriNIC for example: through the AfriCERT and Afgwg 
> initiatves, they are raising awareness of online security issues, and 
> also building capacity to deal with security incidents in today's 
> connected world that transcends territorial borders.
> Regards,
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