Legal View

Data retention policies and litigation hold

Data retention policies and litigation hold can act as a one-two punch to minimise your company’s risk exposure, says Adam Bown, head of eDiscovery and Forensics at Cloud Essentials.


EU slaps Qualcomm with EUR242m antitrust fine

The European Commission accuses the chipmaker of abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets.


Corruption-tainted EOH Mthombo to be shuttered

The company says EOH Mthombo, the unit that was largely implicated in the dubious payments, will be closed in two years.


MTN engages Comp Commission, Eliovect cries foul

The Competition Commission probes Eliovect’s allegations that MTN and Cell C are colluding with Blue Label to block black service providers.

16 Jul

Today is not a great day, says EOH CEO

Stephen van Coller accuses eight individuals for the corruption scandal that hit the JSE-listed IT services firm.

16 Jul

Probe reveals R1.2bn suspicious transactions at EOH

An ENSAfrica investigation at the IT services company finds evidence of a number of governance failings and wrongdoing.


Criminal syndicates wreak havoc at telco base stations

South African mobile operators lose hundreds of millions of rands due to criminals and vandals targeting their base stations, and they say the battle is far from over.


Online casino, crypto pain for National Gambling Board

The board engages with the police to descend on illegal online casinos imminently, while the emergence of crypto-currencies adds a further layer of complication.


British Airways faces more than £180m fine

The proposed fine would be the largest penalty ever issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office, and is equivalent to 1.5% of BA's global turnover for the financial year ending 31 December.


Set-top box manufacturer goes belly-up

Leratadima Marketing Solutions must complete its order of government-subsidised digital migration decoders, despite being placed into liquidation.


Top-level UN human rights role gives Tlakula extra digital power

Advocate Pansy Tlakula believes her position as SA's Information Regulator will complement the way the UN human rights committee tackles hate speech and racism on digital platforms.