Legal View

Future of Joburg's broadband network remains unclear

ITWeb charts the controversies around the project, following reports that three senior ANC members could face fraud charges for receiving millions from the venture.


ANC bigwigs scored millions from botched Joburg broadband project

The Sunday Times has reported that three senior ANC members could be facing fraud charges for earning millions from the failed City of Johannesburg broadband project.


Politicians get involved in 'Please Call Me' drama

Comms minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has involved herself in the 'Please Call Me' saga, telling Vodacom to 'shut up' and `do the right thing'.


How do you manage third-party risks?

IT risk management practices in South African organisations are generally not good enough, says DIRCO's Rapule Kgalaki.


Final POPI regulations published

The Information Regulator has published the final Protection of Personal Information regulations.

4 Jan

Qualcomm seeks iPhone sale ban in Germany

The chipmaker posts bonds as part of a legal requirement by a German court, which found that Apple had infringed its patents.


China's Supreme Court to take on intellectual property cases

The Supreme Court to handle appeals on intellectual property rights cases starting in January.

31 Dec

US judge dismisses suit versus Google over facial recognition software

The complainants allege Google violated Illinois state law by collecting and storing biometric data from people's photographs.


MTN pays $53m to settle $8.1bn Nigeria dispute

MTN Group ends four-month multi-billion dollar dividend repatriation row with the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Dec 21, 2018

Apple to pull some iPhones in Germany as Qualcomm extends global wins

Qualcomm seals another victory against Apple, forcing the iPhone maker to suspend sale of some older models in Germany.

Dec 20, 2018

Facebook shares drop as data privacy fallout spreads

The social media company's shares sink amid concerns about its ability to safeguard user information.