Legal

Total 13 Posts

Freedom of speech, especially on social media, is tricky

While surfing the web, especially social media, remember that you have the right to freedom of speech on the WWW, but remember that everyone else also has rights which they can exercise against you at any time.

Making sense of South Africa’s new copyright bill

The United States may violate the World Trade Organisation rules if it punishes South Africa for adopting a new copyright bill, explain two US trade experts.

Website privacy options are hard to find and use

Many websites offer the ability to 'opt out" of targeted advertisements, but doing so isn't easy. Simplifying and standardizing opt-outs would help improve privacy on the web.

Analysis of the historic privacy and surveillance judgement in South Africa

The Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act (“RICA”), which the South African state had used to spy on journalists and possibly their lawyers and to conduct mass surveillance of its citizens, was suspended by the High Court of South Africa.

Labour laws aren’t ready for the future

Without an update to the rules, more workers will continue to fall outside traditional worker protections – and may even be unaware how vulnerable they really are.

Kenya's personal data conundrum

Kenya's government wants to enrich its citizen database with biometric, GIS, and DNA data among others.

South Africa to amend outdated copyright law

South Africa's copyright law must not continue ignoring the principles of fair use.