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  1. Kuwait - Transport and communication workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 37 of 2014 Regulating Information and Communication Technologies. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2014-05-18 | KWT-2014-L-99822

    The Law establishes a Commission for Mass Communications and Information Technology (CMCIT), as an independent body under the supervision of the communications minister with broad discretionary powers to grant or rescind licenses to companies that provide Internet cable, satellite, and land and wireless phone connections. The law imposes harsh penalties on people who create or send "immoral" messages, and gives unspecified authorities the power to suspend communication services on national security grounds. Any communication service provider that "contributes" to the dissemination of messages that violate these vague standards can be punished.

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