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Recording Conversations without Consent

Do you want to record a conversation without someone's consent? Do you wonder whether it's lawful to do so? While different jurisdictions will give you different answers, you might be surprised to find out that - in many cases - recording without consent is legal. This [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:11+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Monitoring Law|Tags: , , |

Complying with RICA – a guide

RICA stands for the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act 70 of 2002 and finally came into effect on 30 September 2005. RICA is the piece of South African legislation that governs the interception or [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:51+00:00 July 1st, 2009|Categories: Monitoring Law|Tags: , , , , , |

Monitoring of Communications Lawfully

The monitoring of communications must be done lawfully. Employers often monitor employee communications (for example, email, websites visited and telephone calls made) in order to gather the evidence required to dismiss an employee fairly. In South Africa, the law dealing [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:02:01+00:00 September 25th, 2007|Categories: Monitoring Law|Tags: , , |

Link between Monitoring and Privacy in South Africa

There is direct link between the concepts of monitoring and privacy. The two need to be balanced and the right to privacy is not an absolute right and can be limited by invoking the general "limitation clause" in section 36 of [...]

By | 2018-05-07T15:53:16+00:00 August 25th, 2007|Categories: Monitoring Law|Tags: , , |