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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.
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 the Film and Publications Amendment Act in relation to child safety online and what this means for service providers.
This article discusses the various laws and regulations that applies to social media influencers in South Africa.
The media industry in South Africa does have a system of self regulation, however, it is also subject to various regulatory systems in the public sphere.
The spread of COVID-19 has negatively influenced the output of work at a global level. It has affected nearly every sector and has ultimately halted cross border trade.
We live in an ever globalised and connected world where it is possible to buy someone lunch across borders using a website or a mobile app.
Getting the money, this is without a doubt the single trickiest part of making a movie or television production.  
In his State of the Nation address last night, President Ramaphosa touched those areas of the South African economy that can turn our fortunes around relatively quickly: agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and technology
ChatGPT is a new AI chatbot that has set created much controversy. This article discusses some of the legal issues concerning its use.
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 the Film and Publications Amendment Act in relation to child safety online and what this means for service providers.
This article discusses the various laws and regulations that applies to social media influencers in South Africa.
The media industry in South Africa does have a system of self regulation, however, it is also subject to various regulatory systems in the public sphere.
The spread of COVID-19 has negatively influenced the output of work at a global level. It has affected nearly every sector and has ultimately halted cross border trade.
We live in an ever globalised and connected world where it is possible to buy someone lunch across borders using a website or a mobile app.
Getting the money, this is without a doubt the single trickiest part of making a movie or television production.  
In his State of the Nation address last night, President Ramaphosa touched those areas of the South African economy that can turn our fortunes around relatively quickly: agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and technology
Media and OTT
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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Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

Broadcasting in South Africa

The media industry in South Africa does have a system of self regulation, however, it is also subject to various regulatory systems in the public sphere.

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