The committee formed from ministries of culture and communications has solved the dispute between the two ministries over the net cafes supervision in Egypt. The committee decided that the ministry of communications is the body responsible for issuing licenses for the net cafes; the judicial custody should be granted for the ministry’s specialized agents.
The Information Technology Development Authority (ITDA) promised to prevent any specialization overlap that could exist between the Intellectual Property Programming Protection Office in the ITDA and the ministry of culture bodies.
There will be a reform for the laws and executive orders that regulate the work and jurisdiction of each body.
ITDA’s chairman stated that the Intellectual Property office is the more qualified to deal with Information Technology and it legal protection.