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The Pretoria High Court, today, granted an urgent interdict compelling South Africa’s Department of Basic Education (“the Department”) to publish matric results on various media platforms. 
The Internet of Things (“IoT”) refers to the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. 
It has been a few months since the grace period for the coming into full operation of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) lapsed.
The use of video conferencing tools have surged with the COVID-19 pandemic.  When organising virtual meetings, meeting organisers frequently request from attendees their consent to use the recording functionalities as it is convenient to prepare minutes, keep accurate records of
The month of October, known as the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, comes at a time when South Africa is reeling from the effects of a plethora of security breaches and cyber attacks that have plagued the country since the beginning of 2021. 
While most people chuckle at the “send nudes” gifs and memes that are an ongoing source of humour on the internet, for some, the tragic reality is that these nudes may ruin their lives. 
Today’s students will be the first generation with a digital footprint from birth.  This can be seen as a major threat for them. 
Liberty Group (“Liberty”) released a communication on 18 June 2018, advising that “it has been subjected to illegal and unauthorised access to its IT infrastructure”. 
Have you ever downloaded an app on your phone and looked at the permissions that the app requests.
While there are many similarities between the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) and the General Data Protection Regulations, (“GDPR”) there are also many differences. 
Commercial Law
Delphine Daversin

THIS MEETING IS BEING RECORDED: DO YOU HAVE TO CONSENT TO IT?

The use of video conferencing tools have surged with the COVID-19 pandemic.  When organising virtual meetings, meeting organisers frequently request from attendees their consent to use the recording functionalities as it is convenient to prepare minutes, keep accurate records of the meetings and easier to share with colleagues who might not have been able to attend the meetings.

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Commercial Law
Tshepiso Hadebe

Cyber attacks and reporting obligations under POPIA

The month of October, known as the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, comes at a time when South Africa is reeling from the effects of a plethora of security breaches and cyber attacks that have plagued the country since the beginning of 2021. 

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Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

SEND NUDES

While most people chuckle at the “send nudes” gifs and memes that are an ongoing source of humour on the internet, for some, the tragic reality is that these nudes may ruin their lives. 

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Infrastructure and Telecommunications
Sasha Beharilal

GDPR: Data Protection Impact Assessments

While there are many similarities between the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) and the General Data Protection Regulations, (“GDPR”) there are also many differences. 

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