Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting July 2018

A few months never go by without authorities in Uganda coming up with something bombastic to declare, the latest is a social media tax. The social media tax is expected to be implemented in July 2018 according to Uganda's government. In making the announcement, Uganda's government said that the soon…

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This ruling could fundamentally change how the Internet functions

On 15 February 2018, Katherine Forrest, a judge of the Southern District of New York, ruled that embedding a tweet containing a photo in a website can possibly be considered as copyright infringement. Judge Forrest made this ruling after rejecting the defense of various media companies including Breitbart, Yahoo, and…

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6 Social media scams to lookout for in 2018

As social media continues to gain prominence amongst South African consumers, platforms like Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter have also become a platform where fraudsters attempt to catch unsuspecting consumers off guard. Although social media scams in South Africa are not yet prevalent, compared to our global counterparts; the reality…

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