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#NewbornBiometrics This is terrifying news. People are being lulled into thinking this is a good thing.

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare… via @BiometricUpdate
2/ #NewbornBiometrics

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics… via @BiometricUpdate

Programmers and policy wonks have lost their moral compass.

Injecting a child at birth with biometrically identifying information is akin to attaching an iron chain around their necks.

This is Digital Enslavement. #ID2020 #DigitalID
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We are in court ready for to give you live updates on the NIIMS petiton.
#GoodID #DigitalID #africalawtech #hudumanamba #NIIMS @BonyoLinda @AfricaLawTech @NubianRights @thekhrc @OmidyarNetwork @iam_anandv
We are in session. The court renders its apologies for keeping us waiting.
The court will offer summary judgements now as their full judgement is about 500pages.
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We are in a #DigitalPivot

How IoT $BTC and pivot to blockchain is shaping up ...…
#SpaceX has launched many satellites in recent years and plans many more #StarLink…
Many of you remember Elon Musk launching his famous Tesla Roadster into orbit with the Falcon heavy liftoff.

For those who don't know , there is a car floating in space.…
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The #HudumaNamba case is back in court for a final day of hearings today - oral highlighting of the final submissions of both petitioners and respondents

Proceedings are scheduled to begin at 10am
@thekhrc @HakiKNCHR @Haki_na_Sheria @HakiCentre @katibainstitute @lawyershubkenya @CEMIRIDE_KE @MUHURIkenya @StrathCIPIT @AmnestyKenya The judges have entered the courtroom and today's proceedings on #HudumaNamba & #NIIMS are now beginning
@thekhrc @HakiKNCHR @Haki_na_Sheria @HakiCentre @katibainstitute @lawyershubkenya @CEMIRIDE_KE @MUHURIkenya @StrathCIPIT @AmnestyKenya Before the oral highlighting begins, the judges are confirming two issues - (1) that the court has all the submissions that have been filed (initial & supplementary submissions) & (2) how we will proceed for the highlighting

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The #NIIMS hearing starts up again with @waikwawanyoike re-examining @iam_anandv
@waikwawanyoike @iam_anandv Waikwa is establishing Anand's area of expertise in data, #DigitalID & cybersecurity. This morning the Respondents had tried to challende @iam_anandv credentials
@waikwawanyoike @iam_anandv @waikwawanyoike "why did you say the law should come before technology?" - @iam_anandv "the objectives of tech projects change over time. A tech project can optimize goals which are not aligned with rights"
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The petitioners have called their first witness #HudumaNamba
The witness has adopted the evidence in her affidavit and has been turned over for cross-examination by the counsel for GoK respondents #HudumaNamba
Cross-examination questions to witness @Bomu focus on the rights of children and handling of children's digital data as well as the application of other laws to #NIIMS

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Gearing up for the hearing on the Constitutionality of #HudumaNamba this morning.

So many issues raised in this case. #Dataprotection #RighttoDignity #Publicparticipation #Publicprocurement #Seperationofpowers #AccesstoInformation
@Bomu sworn in as the first expert witness in the #HudumaNamba case.
@Bomu @Bomu: there is no information in the public domain on NIIMS. All we know is what is in the amendment to the Registration of Persons Act.

#HudumaNamba case.
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