Legal View
5:10

Assessing legal risks in the move to cloud

Businesses must ensure they understand the regulatory environment in which they operate, says Wendy Tembedza, senior associate at Webber Wentzel.

2:40
Thursday

Telegram DDOS attack linked to Hong Kong protests

Telegram users in the Americas and other countries experienced connection issues.

2:10
Thursday

WhatsApp threatens bulk messaging abusers

The move is instigated by the emergence of a raft of companies bypassing usage restrictions to advertise products.

2:00
10 Jun

China warns foreign tech firms after Huawei ban

The Chinese government cautions global ICT firms that they could face dire consequences if they co-operate with the US ban on sales.

7:00

Regulators widen definition of 'electronic services'

Foreign suppliers of electronic services to SA may be obliged to register for tax, says Simone Esch, senior tax advisor at Themis Law Chambers.

4:30

iOS developers hit Apple with App Store fees lawsuit

The developers allege the tech giant used its monopoly to implement “profit-killing” commissions and fees in its App Store.

4:40

Set-top box installers mull legal action against USAASA

Set-top box installation companies look to go to court, as petitions to be reinstated by USAASA appear to have fallen on deaf ears.

2:30

Google in fresh anti-trust probe in the US

The US Justice Department is reportedly preparing an investigation of Google to determine if it broke anti-trust laws.

3:50

Significant tax changes in the pipeline

From 1 March 2020, the exemption provision will be limited to the first R1 million of any foreign income earned by an expat, says Webber Wentzel.

2:50

Cyber law: Which county’s legislation should SA align with?

International cyber crime, trade wars raise challenges in legislation and prosecution, say UKZN researchers.

3:50

Biometrics, digital signatures stop insider criminal thinking

LAWtrust’s Maeson Maherry explains how strong authentication and transactions tied to digital signatures can secure an organisation from the inside out.