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Ish Sookun

Ish Sookun
Passionate blogger and an open source software advocate who lives on the beautiful island of Mauritius.

New legislation to replace the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act in Mauritius

By Ish Sookun in Mauritius on 25 July 2020

The latest Cabinet decisions, of 24 July 2020, mention the Cabinet's approval for the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation to issue instructions to the Attorney General's office for repealing the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act in order to draft a new a legislation that meets with...

41st Annual Conference of the TeX Users Group

By Ish Sookun in LaTeX on 24 July 2020

Last night, at 20h00 MUT, prior to the conference, TUG carried out an introductory LaTeX workshop. Participants could attend and chat through Zoom or stream on YouTube. Check the conference programme and join to learn more about what is happening in the TeX world...

Facebook user in Mauritius arrested for calling Member of Parliament a "dirtbag" in her timeline post

By Ish Sookun in Mauritius on 23 July 2020

Since amendments were made to the ICT Act of Mauritius, politicians, mainly Members of the National Assembly have grown "sensitive" to comments made about them on social media and they show almost zero tolerance to critics that might contain harsh words...

Virtual Developers Conference 2020

By Ish Sookun in Conference on 20 July 2020

The Virtual Developers Conference will run on the 9th, 10th and 11th of September 2020. Further details can be found on the conference website but bear in mind that the schedule could change depending on the availability of our speakers...

openSUSE Ad-hoc Board Election

By Ish Sookun in openSUSE on 19 July 2020

Starting now and until the 2nd of August openSUSE members wishing to run for this election or nominate someone from the community can do so by sending an email to election-officials@opensuse.org...