Your online freedom is at risk; the new Digital Rights and Freedoms Bill may just save it

In the midst of the national outrage spurred by the “Social Media Bill” and Hate Speech Bill, the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill (DRFB) has made a comeback.

The DRFB, spearheaded by the Hon. Mohammed Tahir Monguno, with the support of Paradigm Initiative, may be the antacid needed to prevent the acid reflux that are the Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill (Social Media Bill) and the Hate Speech Bill.

If we recall, earlier this year, President Buhari did not give his assent to make the original DRFB a law in Nigeria. One reason given was that the bill “covers too many technical subjects and fails to address any of them extensively.”

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