Icasa on track to resolve spectrum dispute
Icasa says it expects to settle a legal dispute with SA’s mobile-phone companies over the auction of the new broadband spectrum by the end of August. This after President Cyril Ramaphosa this month called for mediation in the legal impasse ...
How SAPS splurged R102m on useless ‘grabbers’
The SAPS spent more than R100m on sophisticated spying technology that they cannot use in a controversial deal under investigation by the Inspector-General of Intelligence (IGI) and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid). News24 reports that Crime Intelligence splurged R102m ...
Vodacom flags fraudulent fund transfers
Mozambique's mobile firm, Vodacom, which oversees the money transfer platform, M-Pesa, says it blocks around 2 500 numbers a month linked to fraud. It says about 80 people are duped in fraudulent mobile money transactions daily. Peace FM reports ...
El Salvador legalises Bitcoin
The Congress of El Salvador has approved a law that will classify Bitcoin as legal tender in the Central American country, its President said, making it the first nation to adopt a cryptocurrency. According to an EWN report, President Nayib ...
Twitter moves to resolve stand-off with Abuja
Barrister suspended for tweet about Markle's baby
Apple settles image violation lawsuit
Trump administration accused of another cover-up
Law Society warns against using remote juries
Kilian fails to get digital information ahead of bail bid
US lawmakers propose curbs to Big Tech power
Man jailed for making 3D-printed gun parts
Deep divisions over controlling hardcore porn
Curbs on children’s access to online pornography need to be brought in urgently to stop the spread of an activity that is partly to blame for normalising sexual harassment in schools. That’s according to the UK's new children’s commissioner ...
Subversive art shines in the digital era
Generations of adolescents the world over have been pulling centre-page posters from magazines and pasting them on their walls. Today's digital pixel posters are shared online and maintain their condition as long as they exist. Timestamps and Internet-based platforms ...
Crypto asset regulatory framework published
The first steps to be taken by financial sector regulators in bringing crypto assets within SA’s regulatory purview will focus on crypto asset service providers, according to a position paper released on Friday. Outlining a framework for mitigating the ‘most ...