DIGITAL HAILING TRANSPORT REGULATIONS

Am closely following on this.
On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, Liz Orembo via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> 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.
>>>
>>> —
>>>
>>> Best regards.
>>> Liz.
>>>
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