The public hearings on the proposed amendments to the South African Copyright Act of 1978 have indicted that considerable thought is needed before the proposed Bill can become workable and enforceable in a modern digital economy...
8 Aug 2017
Proposed amendments to the Copyright Act will have a negative effect on the profits of publishers because of the exceptions they provide for material used for educational purposes, the Publishers' Association of SA has warned...
Linda Ensor 4 Aug 2017
The South African Copyright Alliance has written to the parliamentary portfolio committee on trade and industry on the provisions in the proposed Copyright Amendment Bill that, they believe, undermine creators' copyright...
25 Jul 2017
Three public advocacy groups - Section27, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Save SA - are taking joint action over the probe into the conduct of controversial PR firm Bell Pottinger...
19 Jul 2017
William Merideth from Kentucky achieved notoriety in 2015, when he shot down a drone flying over his property. In defence of his actions, he claimed that the drone was spying on his sunbathing daughter...
Jonathan Ripley-Evans and Elizabeth Sonnekus 14 Jul 2017
The Johannesburg High Court have dismissed arguments by Black First Land First against an application by the SA National Editors Forum to halt attacks on journalists...
7 Jul 2017
The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has rescinded its order that had barred the media from reporting on the bail application proceedings of Sandile Mantsoe, accused of murdering his lover, Karabo Mokoena...
Naledi Shange 23 Jun 2017
Illegal gamblers have forfeited over R1 million of their winnings to the State, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies...
29 May 2017
BRUSSELS - The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook 110 million euros ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp...
19 May 2017
PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators...
18 May 2017
The Hate Speech Bill should cause South Africans sleepless nights, as it criminalises virtually all speech of any consequence...
Martin van Staden 8 May 2017
Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt because of business related reasons, not because of problems caused by hired attorneys. With this in mind, here are some of the really common business mistakes that often appear with law firms and that can be disastrous in the long run.
LONDON, UK - British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday.
3 Aug 2017
LONDON, UK: Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday, 3 July 2017, over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis.
5 Jul 2017
LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg: EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday, 4 July 2017.
4 Jul 2017
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