Both Barbados and Jamaica passed substantive data protection laws in the past 18 months. Neither jurisdiction has, however, taken the relevant procedural steps to actually make their privacy laws enforceable.
The Business Authority newspaper (Barbados) published an article under my name. The article is based on my written submissions to the Barbados Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on the Data Protection Bill, 2019. The article zooms in on my comments on the lack of protection offered to the Data Protection Commissioner’s office and the need for […]
I was pleased to be asked to co-present with Carlton Samuels at the just-concluded Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (“CIGF”). The CIGF, which was held in Suriname this year, is in its 14th year – which makes it, arguably, the longest running regional IGF in the entire world. This year’s agenda was fairly heavy on the […]
Newsday Trinidad reports that the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), has issued a reminder to the telecos in the twin-island republic to protect the data of their customers. TATT’s reminder comes in the wake of the public disclosure of the telephone records of a government minister. The minister’s unfortunate circumstances aside, this story […]