October 25, 2012

Kenya restricts 'hate' texting for elections

_63701139_img_0527.jpeg In a move is intended to prevent parties from sending out hate messages during next year's elections, Kenya's political parties have been banned from sending any bulk text messages to voters without the approval of state regulators, reports the BBC.

quotemarksright.jpgMore than 1,000 people were killed in ethnic violence that hit Kenya after the 2007 disputed elections.

Some analysts say hate-filled text messages helped fuel the conflict.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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