Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys
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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.
With President Cyril Ramaphosa’s determination to transform South Africa into a full digital society through the premise of the 4th Industrial Revolution and the development of smart cities. The country's legal framework needs to catch-up so it is cyber ready.
Liberty Group (“Liberty”) released a communication on 18 June 2018, advising that “it has been subjected to illegal and unauthorised access to its IT infrastructure”. The data that was the subject of the breach seemed to be “largely emails and possibly attachments.” GDPR background About 3 weeks before that, on