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Data Protection Bill Progress

Please see notice on public participation. Deadline is 16 July.

On Friday, 5 July 2019, S.M. Muraya via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> One question (another on Monday:)
>
> Is this law tight enough to discourage a scenario in which we are subject
> to foreign laws (and parties) to access, say IEBC data?
>
>
> *Data sovereignty (Canadian comments)*
> publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2018/
> sct-tbs/BT22-213-2018-eng.pdf
>
> Regardless of where the cloud resources are physically located, when data
> is stored in a cloud environment, the stored data may be subject to the
> laws of other countries. As previously mentioned, CSPs (Cloud Service
> Providers) are hyper-scale providers that have global deployment. A CSP
> with foreign operations could be required to comply with a warrant, court
> order or subpoena request from a foreign law enforcement agency seeking to
> obtain GC data. This means that Canada cannot ensure full sovereignty over
> its data when it stores data in the cloud. Lack of full data sovereignty
> has the potential to damage the GC and third parties. Sensitive GC
> data could be subject to foreign laws and be disclosed to another
> government. Under some foreign laws, disclosure of GC data could take place
> without notice to the GC.
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 5, 2019 at 3:17 PM Magdalene Kariuki via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Dear listers,
>>
>> I hope that this email finds you well. Please see attached the published
>> Data Protection Bill before the National Assembly. Please note also that
>> the National Assembly is on recess starting this coming week for the next 2
>> weeks.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Magdalene.
>> National Assembly- The Data Protection Bill, 20…
>> <drive.google.com/file/d/1jJLX4IQYbmJxG4TH3tk3YutYl91q-ljG/view?usp=drive_web>
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 5, 2019 at 2:28 PM Alice Munyua via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Thank you GG
>>>
>>> On 5 Jul 2019, at 11:52, Grace Githaiga via kictanet <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>> Dear GB, Listers
>>>
>>> The clerk to the ICT committee has informed me that she is yet to
>>> receive the copy. She has however promised the hard copy should be
>>> available by Monday. There is no soft copy yet. Hopefully we will have it
>>> on Monday so that we can input.
>>>
>>> Best regards
>>>
>>>
>>> Grace Githaiga
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Friday, 05-07-2019 at 09:58 Grace Bomu via kictanet wrote:
>>>
>>> Listers,
>>> It appears that the ICT Ministry Data Protection Bill was read for the
>>> first time in the National Assembly. See this story
>>> <www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001330606/cs-mucheru-clashes-with-senators-over-data-protection-bill>.
>>>
>>>
>>> I cannot find the published version of the Bill online but came across
>>> this from the interwebs. If anyone comes across one that is authoritatively
>>> published, please share.
>>>
>>> Also please be on the lookout for the public participation from the
>>> National Assembly ICT committee. Otherwise, let us prepare to give input.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> —
>>> Grace Mutung’u
>>> Skype: gracebomu
>>> @Bomu
>>> PGP ID : 0x33A3450F
>>>
>>>
>>> —
>>> Grace Githaiga
>>> Co-Convenor, Kenya ICT Action Network
>>>
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>
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> SMM
>
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> who takes a city.” Prov 16:32*
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