The CCK and Mitigating Mobile Phone Theft

When most people are “relieved” of their phones, unconsciously or under duress, at least one of three things generally happen following: (1) you count your losses, sigh and dust off an old phone; (2) you call your provider and block your phone with a vengeance, or (3) outwit, outcall and outlast with Ujanja. Option 1 is easy. Option 3 is just plain dubious. Option 2 takers might find respite in the news that the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) is threatening to flex its regulatory muscle against sellers of second-hand cell phone handsets. Continue reading