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This article discusses the applicable privacy laws when using Artificial Intelligence for the purposes of profiling.
ChatGPT is a new AI chatbot that has set created much controversy. This article discusses some of the legal issues concerning its use.
Cyber attacks are on the rise. This article provides some tips that a business can implement to minimise business email compromises.
The recent years have seen a massive growth in e-Commerce. In this article, Tshepiso discusses the South African e-commerce regulatory landscape.
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
This article discusses a high court judgement that ruled on business email compromise and why it is important for organisations such as law firms.
This article discusses the provisions of RICA and POPIA and whether the two legislations allow for employers to monitor their employees’ work emails.
This article discusses the type of security compromises that must be reported to the Information Regulator and compares the South African position to the GDPR.
Kelly discusses the safety of children on social media platforms and what interventions can be put in place to mitigate risks posed to children on social media platforms.
Lucinda discusses the recent Tik-Tok breach and the personal information of children and their rights in South Africa.
This article discusses the applicable privacy laws when using Artificial Intelligence for the purposes of profiling.
ChatGPT is a new AI chatbot that has set created much controversy. This article discusses some of the legal issues concerning its use.
Cyber attacks are on the rise. This article provides some tips that a business can implement to minimise business email compromises.
The recent years have seen a massive growth in e-Commerce. In this article, Tshepiso discusses the South African e-commerce regulatory landscape.
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
This article discusses a high court judgement that ruled on business email compromise and why it is important for organisations such as law firms.
This article discusses the provisions of RICA and POPIA and whether the two legislations allow for employers to monitor their employees’ work emails.
This article discusses the type of security compromises that must be reported to the Information Regulator and compares the South African position to the GDPR.
Kelly discusses the safety of children on social media platforms and what interventions can be put in place to mitigate risks posed to children on social media platforms.
Lucinda discusses the recent Tik-Tok breach and the personal information of children and their rights in South Africa.
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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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