Kuwait: Regulations to Protect the Rights of Technology Users Approved

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Kuwait: Regulations to Protect the Rights of Technology Users Approved

Alqabas, 23 April 2022: Kuwait’s Communications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority has approved regulations to protect the rights of users of communications and information technology services.

Among other things, the regulations include an obligation to obtain explicit consent from the service requester when subscribing.

The consent may be in writing, oral, or via electronic message.

The licensee has to keep a copy of the subscriber’s consent.

Unwanted messages must be regulated, including the creation of a database to stop receiving these types of message if requested by subscribers. For dull story, click here.

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