MATT, UWI Professors discuss bills affecting journalism

Members of the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago are invited to join this discussion at the Ken Gordon School of Journalism and Communications, 6, Alcazar St, St Clair on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 9.00am-1.00pm. Three pieces of proposed legislation will be examined by members of UWI’s Faculty of Law, St Augustine. MATT looks forward […]

On Ethics, Law & Technology In Trinidad & Tobago

Shiva Bissessar reports on a discussion about The Intersection Of Ethics, Law & Technology In Trinidad & Tobago in July on his blog. “[One lecturer] suggested that the strength of the response towards 2012 Snowden revelations of global surveillance was mainly due to the fact that it revealed infractions against foreign leaders and persons involved in international […]

Are Caribbean Cybercrime Bills based on flawed model law?

By Shiva Bissessar I previously presented a partial analysis on the Trinidad & Tobago Cybercrime Bill 2014, entitled “T&T Cybercrime bill demands multi-stakeholder input” which can also be found on my website Within this analysis, some light was shone on perceived problems with outputs of the Harmonization of ICT Policies, Legislation and Regulatory Procedures […]

T&T Cybercrime bill demands multi-stakeholder input

The case for Multi-stakeholder engagement in reviewing the Trinidad & Tobago Cybercrime Bill, 2014 By Shiva Bissessar, B.Sc. (Hons.) MBA M.Sc., Managing & Technical Director, Pinaka Technology Solutions Summary  The Cybercrime Bill 2014 was read into Parliament by the Minister of National Security, Gary Griffith, on 21/03/14 and subsequent debate occurred in the Lower House of […]