law to start listing of Kenyans’ DNA

This is disturbing. I am quite sure that the US government does not have the right to take DNA samples from citizens. Biometric data is not the same as DNA, rather it may include fingerprints and eyescans. This is a move towards a surveillance state. On Tue, Jan 22,...

law to start listing of Kenyans’ DNA

The State generally has a lot of information and key would be legal safeguards against unwarranted access and misuse of such data Regards Muhalia On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 at 11:54 Grace Bomu via kictanet wrote: > Listers, > > The government is now free to collect data on...

law to start listing of Kenyans’ DNA

@Magdalene, the article refers to Statute Law Misc Amendment Act (18 of 2018). It was a long Bill of about 86 pages amending over 20 laws. For the Registration of Persons, the effects are quite substantial and one would have expected an entirely new Act to better...

law to start listing of Kenyans’ DNA

This is a classical move that also was taken by USA after 911. What do we expect next? Marshal law?? Terrorism is not a justification to take away our privacy rights and collect data. What they will do with all that data, only God knows. Best Regards, Karanja Marigu,...

law to start listing of Kenyans’ DNA

Dear fellow listers, Happy New Year (albeit late). Thank you Grace for sharing this information. Just a few concerns about privacy of persons and the protection and use of information. While I appreciate and understand the need for Government to address issues...