Updated: Oct 17, 2019
Botswana has passed the Cybercrime and Computer Related Crimes Act , an Act to combat cybercrime and Computer related crimes, to repress criminal activities perpetrated through computer systems and to facilitate the collection of electronic evidence.
Sections 4 to 19 of the Act criminalise:
a) Unauthorised access to a computer or computer system
b) Unauthorised access to computer service
c) Access with intent to commit an offence
d) Unauthorised interference with data
e) Unauthorised interference with a computer or computer system
f) Unlawful interception of data
g) Unlawful possession of devices or data
h) Unauthorised disclosure of password
i) Damage to a computer or computer system
j) Cyber extortion
k) Cyber fraud
l) Electronic traffic in pornographic or obscene material
m) Unlawful disclosure by service provider.