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Election text canvassing a breach, says Senior State Counsel

Election text canvassing a breach, says Senior State Counsel

NEWS GRAPHIC 15Senior State Counsel Karel Douglas speaking at an open forum themed “what goes online, stays online” said that election canvassing through calls and text messages are a breach to privacy.

Douglas, a Senior State counsel in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs said yesterday that while his statements were not targeted at any political party or group, he was concerned by the manner in which several types of canvassing took place during the September 7th General Elections.

The open forum hosted by the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) looked at local and international privacy laws and threats to privacy.

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