Backlash as Telkom seeks spectrum auction delay
Telkom is against a plan by the telecommunications regulator to press ahead with the next round of auctioning more radio frequency spectrum, arguing that the industry has not fully realised the benefits of the previous auction. MTN and Vodacom however ...
Service provider liable for R3.1m cyber theft
Cybercrime was, once again, the topic under the spotlight when Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) Judge Motsamai Makume found there was a duty on a financial service provider to protect its clients against cyber fraud which, in the case of the ...
Credit agencies hit by fresh data hack
Two of the country’s largest consumer credit reporting agencies, TransUnion and Experian, may have been hit by a fresh data hack, potentially exposing the financial and personal data of South Africans to risk. The hackers, the Brazil-based N4ughtySecTU Group, which ...
Lamola warns prison cellphone syndicates
Justice & Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has issued a warning to officials who are helping inmates to smuggle cellphones and other contraband into correctional centres after almost 21 000 cellphones were confiscated between April and October this year. Lamola ...
New SABC boss will have her hands full
SIU seeks leave to appeal Telkom probe block
Community radio stations pan Icasa licensing delays
Jeffery reassures on Master's Office inefficiencies
Ispa reassures Internet users around privacy concerns
Regulator flags GS Partners for investment solicitation
Sushi outlet owner awarded sole rights to Facebook page
Vodacom and Remgro postpone possible merger date
Businessman brings SABC into fight with actress
Dumax blocked from mimicking Dulux’s slogan
Presidency probes AI speech writing accusation
SA organisations lag on AI infrastructure – index
Child-porn accused father abandons bail application
Police use digital facial reconstruction to solve cold cases
Secret TV footage exposes drug dealer's torture
AI programme spots TB cases in Mozambican jails
Home Affairs service points knocked by strike
US court proposes AI certification rule for lawyers
'AI paralegal' bot aces solicitors exam
Meta faces lawsuit over children's addiction claims
Binance CEO pleads guilty to money laundering
UK regulator advocates for law firms' use of AI
Judge permits suit against Tesla over fatal car crash
Sam Altman returns as CEO of OpenAI
18 countries sign AI security pact
Openserve signs lucrative agreements with Google
Vodacom partners with Free State hospitals
Former barrister disbarred after antisemitism conviction
Crypto mining rig found under Polish court
How lawyers can make AI work for them
AI and chatbots are starting to make real inroads into the daily lives of South African law practitioners – mirroring the way their global peers are embracing the opportunities provided by these advancements. ‘However, legal professionals must take care to ...
Breytenbach falls prey to 'deep fake' scam
* The DA is seeking legal advice after one of its MPs, Glynnis Breytenbach, fell prey to a 'deep fake' voice recording shared on TikTok. A video by a TikTok user with the moniker BobbyGreenhash, has been doing the rounds in ...
Cyber security whizz wins IT Personality of the Year Award
* Institute of Information Technology Professionals SAa (IITPSA) has announced Mamela Luthuli, founder and CEO of cyber security firm Take Note IT, as the winner of the ICT sector’s coveted accolade − the IT Personality of the Year Award. The 2023 ...
Women in Tech SHEvolution Experience held in Midrand
* The 2023 Women in Tech SHEvolution Experience was held recently in Midrand, Johannesburg to honour women-owned tech SMMEs for their remarkable contributions and achievements in the tech industry. Speakers included Takalani Netshitenzhe, the chief officer and executive director of external ...
Case Law Briefs
Levi v Pakdoust (Facebook page administration)
Western Cape High Court:
Levi and Another v Pakdoust
Judgment: 22 November 2023 (Reasons: 24 November 2023)
Keywords: Civil Procedure, Contract – Interdictory relief – Breach of settlement agreement concerning access as Facebook Page administrator – Principles of Interpretation