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The deadline to change the Cybercrimes Bill has been extended to the 10 August 2017

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has called for comments and public participation on the latest version of the Cybercrimes Bill. The deadline to submit your comments has been extended to Thursday 10 August 2017. Your participation and comment are vitally [...]

Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill – Overview of the Cyber Bill

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is in the process of being enacted. Some people will call it the Cyber Bill, Cybercrime Bill or Cybercrime Act. Others might refer to it as CaCA, the CaC Bill or just CaC. What will you call [...]

Who is an Electronic Communications Service Provider (ECSP)?

You may be wondering whether you are an Electronic Communications Service Provider (ECSP) as defined by law. It's an interesting question. A lot more people are ECSPs than you realise. You probably are one. What does it mean for you if [...]

2015 Cybercrimes Bill

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is in the process of being enacted. We have summarised the 2017 version to help you understand what the current position is. This article is a summary of the 2015 Cybercrimes Bill. Offences The 2015 Cybercrimes Bill created many [...]

Alert | Cybercrimes Bill 2017 Update

Today, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has released a new version of the Cybercrimes Bill. This long-awaited bill was first released for public comment in August 2015. Since then, the Cybercrimes Bill has undergone significant changes with consultations from [...]

The Panama Papers Leak and the Legal Questions it Raises

The Panama Papers leak has become one of the most widely covered data protection issues in the news. But the one question no one probably asked yet is: what connection is there between the Panama Papers and the law? What [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:21:41+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , , |

Cyber Crime and Cyber Security affect Everyone

Crime affects everyone and in future cyber crime (and cyber security) is going to affect people more and more. No one is safe - it impacts the rich and the poor: Anyone with a mobile phone in their pocket. Anyone who [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:21:50+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , |