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The South African government’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT”) published its National Policy on Data and Cloud yesterday (“National Data and Cloud Policy”). It is well-drafted, concise and realistic. It doesn’t skirt issues, acknowledging that there are problems
South Africa's Next-Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum for Economic Development Policy ("Next-Generation Spectrum Policy") published today. It has some interesting ideas: let's see the industry's reaction.
This article analyses South Africa's Draft AI Plan and why it is disappointing in its current form.
ICASA intends reducing call termination fees from July 2024. It has published proposed amendments to its 2014 Call Termination Regulations.
Lucien discusses the Competition Commission Media and Digital Platforms Inquiry and a development by the French Competition Authority.
This article discusses the Sithole v Media 24 "Alex Mafia" judgement highlighting a victory for press freedom.
This article discusses the Department of Justice's R5 million fine and the consequences of not complying with POPIA.
This article discusses the applicable privacy laws when using Artificial Intelligence for the purposes of profiling.
This article discusses a high court judgement that ruled on business email compromise and why it is important for organisations such as law firms.
The South African government’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT”) published its National Policy on Data and Cloud yesterday (“National Data and Cloud Policy”). It is well-drafted, concise and realistic. It doesn’t skirt issues, acknowledging that there are problems
South Africa's Next-Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum for Economic Development Policy ("Next-Generation Spectrum Policy") published today. It has some interesting ideas: let's see the industry's reaction.
This article analyses South Africa's Draft AI Plan and why it is disappointing in its current form.
ICASA intends reducing call termination fees from July 2024. It has published proposed amendments to its 2014 Call Termination Regulations.
Lucien discusses the Competition Commission Media and Digital Platforms Inquiry and a development by the French Competition Authority.
This article discusses the Sithole v Media 24 "Alex Mafia" judgement highlighting a victory for press freedom.
This article discusses the Department of Justice's R5 million fine and the consequences of not complying with POPIA.
This article discusses the applicable privacy laws when using Artificial Intelligence for the purposes of profiling.
This article discusses a high court judgement that ruled on business email compromise and why it is important for organisations such as law firms.
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Infrastructure and Telecommunications
Lucien Pierce

South Africa’s National Data and Cloud Policy, 2024 Published Yesterday 

The South African government’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT”) published its National Policy on Data and Cloud yesterday (“National Data and Cloud Policy”). It is well-drafted, concise and realistic. It doesn’t skirt issues, acknowledging that there are problems and identifying how to fix them.

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