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Overview of South Africa’s Move Towards Tech Regulation In 2019

Introduction In the last few years, the tech boom has been changing the traditional norms of society, affecting everything from how we travel to how we handle our personal or business affairs. Considering how influential it has become, the Government has been placing importance on moving towards tech regulation. Regulation would support the growth of […]

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3D Printing and Intellectual Property

Introduction New technologies continue to challenge the limits of the law and present new scenarios law makers have not yet provided for. 3D printing is one area that is increasingly being identified as a technology that will create challenges in intellectual property (hereinafter referred to as “IP”) law. Simply put, 3D printing involves the “copying” […]

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The Legality of Virtual Privacy Networks

Introduction In a world where data breaches have become commonplace, demand for Virtual Private Network (“VPN”) services has increased. This is a response to constant monitoring of internet user behaviours by third parties such as governments and hackers. However, many countries have banned the use of VPNs. This article will discuss what VPNs are and […]

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A Brief Look at the Cybercrimes Bill

Introduction Government decided to address the ongoing debate around security and technology by publishing the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, now known as the Cybercrimes Bill (hereafter referred to as ‘the Bill’). The Bill is meant to create new offences when it comes to electronic communication and to stipulate the penalties thereof but is this Bill […]

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Are Smart Contracts, Contracts at all?

In an article published by Clifford Chance in December 2017, the question has been raised – whether smart contracts, are contracts at all? So, what is a contract? A contract has been described as a written or verbal agreement that is intended to be enforceable by law. What would  a smart contract be? According to […]

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