Legal View

Information Regulator publishes invitation for public comments on new POPIA regulations

The amended Draft Regulations cover various steps that people can take in exercising their rights under POPIA and how businesses can request consent for direct marketing purposes.


Hawks, FBI bring down online romance fraud group

Local and international law enforcement authorities apprehend a syndicate with links to online romance scams that saw victims lose over R100 million.


Telcos gang up against ICASA in temporary spectrum fight

Vodacom and MTN have joined Telkom’s court application to halt the regulator’s move to take back temporary spectrum.


Info Regulator cracks whip on political parties ahead of elections

The Information Regulator tells political parties to safeguard voters’ personal information ahead of next month’s local government elections.


ICASA to fight court bid to hold onto temporary spectrum

The telecoms regulator readies to oppose the litigation instituted by Telkom to prevent it from withdrawing the temporary spectrum by 30 November.


Managing hearings in the remote workforce

Ultimately, a business needs to ensure it has the right policies in place and that hearings, remote or otherwise, are clearly outlined within these policies, says Nicol Myburgh, head: HCM Business Unit at CRS Technologies.


Justice dept shakes off ransomware attack

The department says it has made considerable progress in restoring services and minimising the risk of further disruptions.

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How to navigate through the maze that is POPIA

AVeS Cyber Security specialises in assisting companies to become POPIA-ready, and the first step is to get a thorough assessment of a company’s current status quo.


Telkom, ICASA in another court battle over spectrum

The removal of the temporary spectrum while the National State of Disaster is still ongoing will have a catastrophic impact on South Africans, says the telco.


eMedia throws spanner in expedited digital TV migration process

The broadcaster is heading to court to challenge government’s plan to expedite the digital TV migration process.


1 200 files compromised in justice dept ransomware attack

The files include the names, banking details and contact details of those who have submitted personal information to the department.


Start-up Act position paper reveals existing legislation cracks

The Start-up Act Steering Committee releases a draft position paper, highlighting that such legislation will spur innovation in SA’s start-up ecosystem.