Stanley Shanapinda

Research Fellow, La Trobe University

Dr. Stanley Shanapinda, LL.B (UNAM, Namibia); Master of Management ICT Policy and Regulation (Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa); PhD Computer Science (UNSW Sydney). Stanley has over 15 years of experience in the communications sector. Stanley's research focuses on ICT policy and regulation; cybersecurity governance; digital transformation and digital disruption; metadata access and use for digital services, law enforcement and security; location information access and use for digital services, law enforcement and security; data protection, privacy and human rights; hybrid threats; big data; telecommunications law and policy.

Experience

  • –present
    Research fellow, La Trobe University
  • 2018–2018
    Research Fellow, Wits University, Johannesburg
  • 2014–2018
    Research Candidate, UNSW Sydney
  • 2017–2017
    Research Fellow, FGV Rio Brasil
  • 2011–2014
    CEO, Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia
  • 2007–2010
    Head: Legal, Telecom Namibia Limited

Education

  • 2018 
    UNSW Sydney, Ph.D. Computer Science
  • 2013 
    Wits University, Johannesburg, Master of Management ICT PR
  • 2005 
    Justice Training Centre, Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia
  • 2002 
    B. Juris, LL.B, UNAM

Publications

  • 2018
    Chapter: ‘Habilitando a Localização de Dados para Cidades Inteligentes: Explorando os Regimes de Proteção e Retenção de Metadados no Brasil’ [trans of: Enabling Data Location for Smart Cities: Exploring the Metadata Protection and Retention Regime in Brazil], in Jhessica Reia, Pedro Augusto P. Francisco, Marina Barros and Eduardo Magrani (eds) ‘Horizonte presente: Debates de tecnologia e sociedade’ Publisher: Letramento, 2018 [trans of: Present Horizons: Debates on Technology and Society].
  • 2016
    Retention and disclosure of location information and location identifiers’, 4(4) Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy 251 http://dx.doi.org/10.18080/ajtde.v4n4.68
  • 2015
    Regulatory Effectiveness: Namibia's Communications Regulatory Framework, SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2961892 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2961892
  • 2015
    Regulatory Effectiveness: Stakeholder Perceptions of Namibia’s Communications Regulatory Framework, The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), Issue 14.
  • 2010
    Constitutionality of Contempt of Court - Media freedom of speech: The Constitutional Challenge of the Common Law Crime of Contempt of Court-The media, freedom of speech and expression, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (July 29, 2010). ISBN-10: 9783838365985 <https://www.amazon.com/Constitutionality-Contempt-Court-Constitutional-Court/dp/3838365984>

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Namibia