Uganda’s social media tax threatens freedoms, expands digital divide

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  1. Social media, the flow of information, the advertisement model of business that Facebook operates upon, all present really complex issues for engagement. Taxation definitely does not address the more pressing matters of concern with this flourishing industry. There are more relevant and complex discussions that need to be had especially on matters of the right to privacy, access to information, the freedom of speech and expression, and the levels of transparency in the relationship between the users and the social media companies. Nuanced and positive forms of regulation need to brought forward especially by UCC to provide protection for social media users, and not necessarily to curtail usage.

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