Legal View

AI and regulating the unknown: Lessons from the EU and UK

Recent developments in the UK and EU on regulating artificial intelligence may help to provide guidelines for South African lawmakers in drawing up much-needed regulation for the sector, says Fatima Ismail, associate at Webber Wentzel.


Justice department battles to contain ransomware attack

The attack results in all of the department’s information systems being encrypted and unavailable to internal employees, as well as members of the public.


Spectrum stalemate jeopardises SA’s growth, warn analysts

Given the slow pace of economic development, it’s in the country’s best interests to accelerate spectrum allocation, say analysts and industry players.


Keep track of the future of the country’s cannabis industry

With Sabinet’s Customised Monitoring Services, its experts consult professional sources, monitor developments and share meaningful summaries directly with subscribers.


Don’t get caught out by POPIA

Meeting POPIA requirements requires a re-engineering of business processes, continued vigilance and ongoing audit, says Proceed Group.


'Fresh start' after ICASA concession, comms minister undaunted

Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni will continue engagements with the telcos in search of an amicable solution for much-needed spectrum allocation.


ICASA fails to reach out of court settlement with spectrum litigants

Despite the parties’ best efforts, a comprehensive settlement has not been achieved at this stage, says the telecoms regulator.


Call for SA gig economy to improve labour practices

Non-profit organisation Fairwork invites corporates to pledge their support for the best labour practices in South Africa’s digital economy.


Cell C tightens screws after losing R130m through fraud

The company’s management implements a business turnaround plan that it says includes robust governance processes to improve fraud prevention.


Surveillance technology works hard for Cape Town

The City of Cape Town records over 15 000 criminal incidents as a result of its closed-circuit television surveillance network.


SAPO begins search for new SASSA card scheme

The South African Post Office is advertising for a “reputable card scheme” to issue cards for Postbank over a period of five years.


Suspected thief nabbed with R250K worth of ICT equipment

A 38-year-old suspect was arrested and a large quantity of computers has been recovered, says the South African Police Service.