DIGITAL HAILING TRANSPORT REGULATIONS

Thanks Ali. Let’s see how we can organise one in the afternoon or tomorrow
morning.

@Malcom, you raised very important points. My thoughts are that these laws
seem to provide a framework through which NTSA can regulate the industry
and address some of the issues that have been raised over time. Like
assisted crime, data protection, rogue driving etc. But the question is,
does it provide the right frameworks.

Being an information service, how will this impact in other industries,
given that there’s a likelihood of replication?

On Wed, Feb 5, 2020, 09:42 Malcolm Kijirah via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> I’d be interested in participating and also hearing views on this. There
> are a number of matters of interest here to me on reviewing them eg
>
> – are they creating employment like obligations and people’s views on this
> – are some of the obligations are unnecessarily bureaucratic eg the
> visible markings..will the drivers all be required to have multiple
> markings for each company on their car and as I understand there is a
> branding fee from the county govts?
> – jurisdictional issues given they are Information society services
> – is this a way to ensure the govt can now impose/assess certain taxation
> obligations
> – will this effectively change their business model in kenya to the point
> it affects the industry negatively?
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 9:02 AM Liz Orembo via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>>
>> Greetings listers,
>>
>> NTSA has developed regulations for the the digital transport industry
>> (the likes of ubber, taxify etc)
>>
>> The proposed regulations include: requiring the digital hailing companies
>> to have a comprehensive data protection terms for their users, the drivers
>> and the company will also have to register with NTSA as digital hailing
>> operators, and it will also require the companies to give data to NTSA upon
>> request.
>>
>> Attached is the proposed bill which is up for public participation this
>> Friday. Let us know your thoughts on this.
>>
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>> Liz.
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