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Data Protection Bill Progress

GraceB, if possible, please find out where Parliament.go.ke post their
online ads to encourage public participation. They might even have online
forums to compliment in physical meetings?

On Wed, Jul 10, 2019, 9:06 AM Grace Bomu <nmutungu@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> —
>>>> Grace Githaiga
>>>> Co-Convenor, Kenya ICT Action Network
>>>>
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>>
>> —
>> SMM
>>
>> *”Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one
>> who takes a city.” Prov 16:32*
>>
>
>
> —
> Grace Mutung’u
> Skype: gracebomu
> @Bomu
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