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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.
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 Film and Publications Amendment Act in relation to child safety online and what this means for service providers.
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.
On 1 February 2022, section 58 (2) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) came into full operation.  This section relates to application for prior authorisation
Social media is abuzz with the latest Netflix documentary “The Tinder Swindler”.  This documentary follows the lives of three women who were swindled by a con artist, who lured them into a romantic relationship on Tinder.
In South Africa, commissioners of oaths are regulated by the Justices of The Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act (“the Act”).
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
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.
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 Film and Publications Amendment Act in relation to child safety online and what this means for service providers.
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.
On 1 February 2022, section 58 (2) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) came into full operation.  This section relates to application for prior authorisation
Social media is abuzz with the latest Netflix documentary “The Tinder Swindler”.  This documentary follows the lives of three women who were swindled by a con artist, who lured them into a romantic relationship on Tinder.
In South Africa, commissioners of oaths are regulated by the Justices of The Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act (“the Act”).
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
Commercial Law
Melody Musoni

POPIA and Prior Authorisation

On 1 February 2022, section 58 (2) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) came into full operation.  This section relates to application for prior authorisation

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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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We are aware of the phishing email that has been circulated to many people. Although we are not the firm mentioned in the phishing email you may have received, we’ve received several calls because of the similarity to our firm name so, unless you’d like to have a chat about other technology law matters, please don’t call us as we won’t be able to help. 

We know the firm in the phishing email is a genuine law firm, based in Cape Town, and we’ve alerted them to what is likely an impersonation scam.

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