News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue no 12 on 10 March 2000

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South Africa - growing pains in a highly regulated market

10 March 2000

South Africa - growing pains in a highly regulated market   News Update 12: Welcome to the Parallel Universe   COMING SOON: A SHONA LANGUAGE SITE AND MP3 IN AN AFRICAN CONTEXT NEWS UPDATE 12 - WELCOME TO THE PARALLEL UNIVERSE   If you're on the internet in Africa (as elsewhere), you tend to see the outside face of it: web sites, your ISP, the company you bought your domain name from and so on. Beneath this public face, there's another world. This week's main story by Bretton Vine describes the conflict between the American-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names…