Data Protection Forum & NIIMS – Friday 29th March

Ms. Linda,

Unlikely to make it, however kindly discuss the situation also with cyber
crimes in mind e.g. attempts to hinder in-depth electronic/data analytics
of the Kenyan population to increase national security, penalties for those
who hack into NIIMs, etc.

No system is hack proof (technology changes all the time) so those seeking
to ban NIIMS on technical grounds should beware data protection is both
technical and ethical. Transparency has a way of increasing ethics – good
behavior when people are watching.

You can be sure no senior State officer or Judge wants to be tracked while
engaging in private (unethical) matters. As such, NIIMS likely to be more
defined (restricted but not banned) by law.

Maybe next time have some friendly foreign state officials advise us on how
it works for or against their citizenry?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli_identity_card

www.gov.il/BlobFolder/guide/biometric_id_handout_procedure_guide/he/id_delivery_eng.pdf

www.nbn.org.il/aliyahpedia/government-services/post-aliyah-government-processing/teudat-zehut-israeli-identification/

On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 8:30 AM Linda Bonyo via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Dear Listers
>
> Join us this Friday 6 pm as we explore the privacy and data protection
> issues pertaining to the National integrated Identity Management System-
> NIIMS popularly known as huduma Namba. We look forward to an open,
> diverse and engaging discussion whose Speakers include George Kegoro
> (KHRC), Nanjira Sambuli (Web Foundation), Isaac E.N Okero (Former LSK
> President), Grace Bomu (Kictanet) , Nzilani Mweu (Tech Lawyer)
>
> Registration is absolutely free on eventbrite, limited tickets available. Event
> is powered by *Kenya Human Rights Commission *and hosted by the *Lawyers
> Hub*.
>
> Register here :
> www.eventbrite.com/e/data-protection-in-the-era-of-kenyas-identity-management-huduma-namba-tickets-59446414827
>
> ______________________________________________
> *Linda Bonyo* (Ms.) | Co-Founder, *Lawyers Hub *
> Tech for Justice
> ACK Garden House| Block D, 6th Floor |
> Email: bonyo@*lawyershub.ke* <bonyo@lawyershub.ke> | Skype*:*
> lawyershubke
> Tel: +254(0)207840228 Mobile : +254784840228
> www.lawyershub.www.lawyershub.org | www.lawyershub.ke |
> Nairobi, Kenya.
>
> *_**__________________________________________________________*
>
>
> *DISCLAIMER: The information contained in or accompanying this e-mail
> is intended for the use of the stated recipient only. It may
> contain confidential, proprietary or legally privileged information.
> No confidentiality or privilege is waived or lost by any mistransmission.
> If you receive this message in error, please immediately delete it and
> all copies of it from your system, destroy any hard copies of it and notify
> the sender. You must not, directly or indirectly, use, disclose,
> distribute, print, or copy any part of this message if you are not the
> intended recipient. Any views or opinions presented herein are solely those
> of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the Lawyers Hub.*
> _______________________________________________
> kictanet mailing list
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke
> lists.kictanet.or.ke/mailman/listinfo/kictanet
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/kictanet
> Facebook: www.facebook.com/KICTANet/
>
> Unsubscribe or change your options at
> lists.kictanet.or.ke/mailman/options/kictanet/murigi.muraya%40gmail.com
>
> The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multi-stakeholder platform
> for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and
> regulation. The network aims to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT
> sector in support of the national aim of ICT enabled growth and development.
>
> KICTANetiquette : Adhere to the same standards of acceptable behaviors
> online that you follow in real life: respect people’s times and bandwidth,
> share knowledge, don’t flame or abuse or personalize, respect privacy, do
> not spam, do not market your wares or qualifications.
>

KICTANet Admin information

Related Posts

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.