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.Ke domains cross the 100,000 Mark (Reminder to Team KeNIC to make good on their promise during last year’s AGM on transparency and improving on Corporate Governance. The silence is worrying) – REMINDER NO. 2

Thanks Senator.

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On Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 2:51 PM Abshiro Halake <abshiro.halake@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Great points Muraya. We will compile all these and put the question to
> the Ministry. Thank you all for your great inputs, very helpful indeed.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Abshiro
>
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2020, 11:16 S.M. Muraya <murigi.muraya@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Abshiro,
>>
>> In 2015, we made references to this malpractice on the list (KICTANET –
>> links are offline:)
>>
>> lists.kictanet.or.ke/pipermail/kictanet/2015-March/025361.html
>> reference was to transparency (accessibility) levels required in the USA.
>>
>> www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31806907
>>
>> Public info/data is privatized and made inaccessible (to the State and
>> the public) via the use of private e-mail addresses. If the email domain
>> used is private (gmail, outlook, yahoo, co.ke, etc), it does not belong
>> to the Government of Kenya. It is also unlikely to have been (legally)
>> procured via ppra.go.ke/ processes. This includes domain
>> management (a technical issue which Walu can explain in simple terms 🙂
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:33 PM Abshiro Halake via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Ali, Twahir, team,
>>>
>>> Great idea to enlighten the government and its agencies on this. The
>>> ICT Ministry should actually take the lead. We could put a parliamentary
>>> question to the ICT Ministry as to why the government continues to use
>>> personal emails. That being said, I was once told that there are two
>>> reasons why this is the case – 1. that government jobs are so temporary
>>> especially for certain cadre of people and 2. tech maintenance and support
>>> is so bad. Not sure if these are just excuses but it may be worth it to
>>> still put the questions. Can someone send me a few pointers to include in
>>> the question/statement? Perhaps why it is important to change this and also
>>> reassurance on security etc…..
>>>
>>> Thanks and kind regards,
>>>
>>> Sen. Abshiro
>>>
>>> On Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 8:26 PM Twahir Hussein Kassim via kictanet <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On these lines, the central government, county governments,
>>>> parastatals, constituencies etc need to take the lead.
>>>>
>>>> As Ali earlier in the week shared, it’s very unfortunate to see
>>>> government department letterheads with a PERSONAL yahoo / gmail / hotmail
>>>> address. Is it that the government is unable to host a mail server or
>>>> procure a cloud service? Bottom line again you will note is the ignorance
>>>> towards basic IT security.
>>>>
>>>> KENIC should seek to enlighten the powers that be!
>>>>
>>>> My 2 cents!
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Jul 4, 2020, 12:55 PM Ali Hussein via kictanet <
>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> ?Team KeNIC
>>>>>
>>>>> As we celebrate the 100k milestone we need to take cognisant of the
>>>>> issues raised in the last AGM. We still await a comprehensive
>>>>> follow-through by KeNIC. I suspect with better corporate governance the
>>>>> next milestone of 100k names will be much easier to reach.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>>
>>>>> *Ali Hussein*
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Tel: +254 713 601113
>>>>>
>>>>> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>>>>>
>>>>> Skype: abu-jomo
>>>>>
>>>>> LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
>>>>> <ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are
>>>>> purely mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
>>>>> organizations that I work with.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:21 PM Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
>>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Listers,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Finally we have over 100,000
>>>>>> <registry.kenic.or.ke/statistics.jsp> .Ke names, what a
>>>>>> milestone. Next should be the 1 Million Mark.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Kudos to the KeNIC team.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>>
>>>>>> —
>>>>>> Barrack O. Otieno
>>>>>> +254721325277
>>>>>> +254733206359
>>>>>> Skype: barrack.otieno
>>>>>> PGP ID: 0x2611D86A
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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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*
>>
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