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Interesting read here… http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/06/inside-indias-aadhar-the-worlds-biggest-biometrics-database Regards Murigi / Stanley Muraya "Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city." Prov 16:32 On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 9:23 PM, Warigia Bowman via kictanet <
Mpendwa Ndugu Kariuki It is never too late in the day to fight for our freedom. You are very correct that we need an appropriate legal and institutional framework to deal with the matter, as well as a vigorous public debate about the pros and cons of this policy. I think that my US passport […]
Warigia, I see where you are going and I ,with very good reasons, share your concerns. However,it is a bit late in the day to go that way because a substantial number of governments even in democratic countries have already implemented biometric databases. What we lack in Kenya is the appropriate legal and institutional framework […]
Fellows, Allow me to introduce myself. I am Ahmed Maawy, and I am an Ambassador for Open Knowledge (Formerly Open Knowledge Foundation) – Kenya Local Group. Open Knowledge is a worldwide non-profit network of people passionate about openness, using advocacy, technology and training to unlock information and enable people to work with it to create […]
Interesting interview of Dr MatiangÂąI on the Board issues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YafSJI0UXQ I agree with him that we are wasting a lot of time shadow-boxing instead of getting the sector moving. Andrew Director | African eDevelopment Resource Centre PO Box 49475 00100 | Nairobi, Kenya Tel +254 20 4041646 | Cel +254 722 702187 _______________________________________________ kictanet mailing […]
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140814_call_for_icann_to_educate_and_not_mislead_gac/ Regards Gideon Rop DotConnectAfrica
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