Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Uganda’s Regressive Social Media Tax Stays, at Least For Now

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Uganda’s Regressive Social Media Tax Stays, at Least For Now

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The Ugandan parliament referred a controversial new social media tax to a committee for further consideration on Thursday, after protesters took to the streets of Kampala last week. The tax, which went into effect July 1, charges 200 Ugandan shillings (or $0.05) per day of use for 60 mobile apps, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and…