Government threatens to arrest VPN users

A user attempts to  update Facebook’s WhatsApp application on his mobile phone. Many users are opting for VPN to run their social media accounts during Internet shutdowns. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The line ministry says they will identify all the websites offering VPN services and block them before tracing to arrest those who are already using the VPN services.

Government yesterday warned Ugandans using Virtual Private Networks (VPN) that it has acquired capacity to monitor and switch off the sites of the VPN service providers.

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