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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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Technology Law: Does your legal spend constitute a revenue generating expense?

Internationally a debate is ongoing – what is the best way to spend legal budget? Does it involve technology, technology law and if so, what are the risks? Does it involve outsourcing or engaging alternative legal services? Alternative legal services are legal services that are not offered by professionals in good standing with the professional […]

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Technology Law : Cryptocurrencies and SARS – what is the latest?

In South Africa, as with most other countries around the world, there is no specific guidance and regulation regarding cryptocurrencies and many aspects of technology law. In the recent budget review, South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) proposed that any amendments to the income tax and value-added tax (“VAT”) legislation to deal with cryptocurrencies, pose a […]

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