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The Advertising Regulatory Board (“the ARB”) is an independent entity established to regulate advertising in South Africa.  The ARB administers the Code of Advertising Practice which regulates the content of South African advertising.  
Whether you’re a blogger, vlogger, e-newspaper or any other kind of online content creator, it’s likely that you receive a fair amount of comments on the content that you post.
Half of the world’s population regularly uses some sort of social media platform.  Just think about that for a second.
The Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) recently ruled that Duracell’s claim that its batteries “last up to 10 times longer” than ordinary zinc batteries was misleading to consumers and effectively breached Clause 4.2.1 of Section II of the Code. 
Everyone has the right to the protection of this dignity and reputation.
The enacting of legislation undergoes a consultative process; the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000 (“PAJA”) provides that where an administrative action materially affects the rights of the public, the public must be consulted.
It seems a panic has swept the globe due to the “new” online social media game: the Blue Whale.
Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

The ARB Code is not ‘Members Only’

The Advertising Regulatory Board (“the ARB”) is an independent entity established to regulate advertising in South Africa.  The ARB administers the Code of Advertising Practice which regulates the content of South African advertising.  

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Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

What the #@$% did you just say???

Whether you’re a blogger, vlogger, e-newspaper or any other kind of online content creator, it’s likely that you receive a fair amount of comments on the content that you post.

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Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

Do it for the gram…

Half of the world’s population regularly uses some sort of social media platform.  Just think about that for a second.

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