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The Right to be Forgotten in South Africa

The ‘right to be forgotten’ is a right to have personal data deleted, in particular from the world wide web. South African law does not explicitly recognise a general right to be forgotten. But some laws dealing with privacy, access [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:32:07+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , |

The Consumer Protection Act and Cell Phone Contracts

What is the impact of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) on cell phone contracts and the cellular industry? Many people are asking the question and articles are being written in the press. In this article, we answer some of the questions [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:32:15+00:00 October 25th, 2010|Categories: Consumer Protection|Tags: , , |

Guide to the Electronic Communications Act 30 of 2006

The Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 (ECA) came into force on 19 July 2006 to regulate electronic communications in South Africa. The effect of the ECA is that the 1996 Telecommunications Act and the majority of the 1999 Broadcasting Act [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:32:35+00:00 August 21st, 2006|Categories: Electronic Communications Law|Tags: , , |