[Community-Discuss] AFRINIC and the GDPR
sm+afrinic at elandsys.com
Wed Apr 11 16:47:58 UTC 2018
At 09:05 AM 11-04-2018, Owen DeLong wrote:
>Since AfriNIC isn't actually present in either location, it's up to
>the government of Mauritius whether it would do any of the following:
>1.Allow suit based on GDPR violation to be brought in an MU court.
>2.Extradite AfriNIC for suit in a court of competent jurisdiction in
>one of those countries.
I doubt that (1) is how the data protection law works in Mauritius.
>However, given the new information from Kirs that MU signed a safe
>harbor treaty with EU subjecting MU to EU ICO->GDPR, then yes,
>everyone and all organizations in MU are subject to GDPR by virtue
>of the treaty requiring MU to do one of the two things above in such a case.
I gather that you are referring to the safe harbor framework 
between the United States and the European Union. I doubt that legal
entities in Mauritius are subject to the GDPR per se  as they are
not in the European Union. Which treaty are you referring to?
2. There may be exceptions to this.
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