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This article discusses the ANC v MK trade mark dispute that was heard in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court recently.
Lucien discusses the Competition Commission Media and Digital Platforms Inquiry and a development by the French Competition Authority.
This article discusses the regulation of deceptive advertising and remedies available to consumers or businesses who fall victim to deceptive advertising.
This article discusses the Sithole v Media 24 "Alex Mafia" judgement highlighting a victory for press freedom.
In November 2022, the high-end Saint Champagne Bar and Lounge sent out a notice to their customers on Facebook requiring them to pay their overdue balances, and if not, their identities would be made public on social media. Sadia Rizvi
This article discusses the Film and Publications Amendment Act in relation to child safety online and what this means for service providers.
South Africa’s Next Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum Draft Policy is about to be published – Will it bring more certainty for SMMEs in the telecoms sector?
This article discussed the evidence obligations of Electronic Communications Service Providers in terms of the Cybercrimes Act.
This article discusses the various laws and regulations that applies to social media influencers in South Africa.
South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled for ETV, earlier today, in a dispute with the Minister for the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies over digital migration.
This article discusses the ANC v MK trade mark dispute that was heard in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court recently.
Lucien discusses the Competition Commission Media and Digital Platforms Inquiry and a development by the French Competition Authority.
This article discusses the regulation of deceptive advertising and remedies available to consumers or businesses who fall victim to deceptive advertising.
This article discusses the Sithole v Media 24 "Alex Mafia" judgement highlighting a victory for press freedom.
In November 2022, the high-end Saint Champagne Bar and Lounge sent out a notice to their customers on Facebook requiring them to pay their overdue balances, and if not, their identities would be made public on social media. Sadia Rizvi
This article discusses the Film and Publications Amendment Act in relation to child safety online and what this means for service providers.
South Africa’s Next Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum Draft Policy is about to be published – Will it bring more certainty for SMMEs in the telecoms sector?
This article discussed the evidence obligations of Electronic Communications Service Providers in terms of the Cybercrimes Act.
This article discusses the various laws and regulations that applies to social media influencers in South Africa.
South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled for ETV, earlier today, in a dispute with the Minister for the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies over digital migration.
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Sadia Rizvi

Saint Restaurant: The publication of customer debt

In November 2022, the high-end Saint Champagne Bar and Lounge sent out a notice to their customers on Facebook requiring them to pay their overdue balances, and if not, their identities would be made public on social media. Sadia Rizvi and Lucinda Botes analyse whether this is in contravention of the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).

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