Ruling on NightJack blogger kills blogging anonymity in the UK.

This is really scary for most of us bloggers, especially in Africa where human rights generally have an appalling record. According to The Times Online, thousands of bloggers who operate behind the cloak of anonymity have no right to keep their identities secret, the High Court ruled yesterday. In a landmark decision, Mr Justice Eady refused to grant an order to protect the anonymity of a police officer who is the author of the NightJack blog. The officer, Richard Horton, 45, a detective constable with Lancashire Constabulary, had sought an injunction to stop The Times from revealing his name. Read the full of the story at The Times here>

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Moses Kemibaro until October 2012 was Sales Director for InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising network that reaches over half a billion users a month and is visible on over 26,000 mobile sites and mobile apps as of this writing. He was responsible for driving InMobi mobile advertising sales in key African markets such as Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and Egypt. Prior to InMobi, he was the founding Regional Manager at Dealfish East Africa (Now OLX Kenya) where he succeeded in making Dealfish the market leader for online classifieds in Kenya and Uganda as well as one of the most popular local web sites on both desktop and mobile. Before Dealfish, he co-founded and led Dotsavvy as one of Kenya’s first full-service digital agencies for almost a decade. On the side, he is an award-winning TechBlogger at MosesKemibaro.com where he rants and raves about all things digital in Africa.

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