Feb 5, 2019

Facebook, African NPOs partner for Safer Internet Day

The social network teams up with over 20 non-profit organisations and government agencies across Africa as part of Safer Internet Day 2019.


'Internet Censorship Bill' approved

The heavily criticised Films and Publications Amendment Bill has been passed by the National Assembly.


SA embraces Safer Internet Day

Child protection and cyber crime are some of the key issues being highlighted in SA today as the world celebrates Safer Internet Day.


Dear Film and Publication Board... Free our kids!

Attempts by the department of communications and the Film and Publications Board to impose restrictions on digital channels should be rejected, says Richard Firth, CEO of MIP Holdings.


'Internet Censorship Bill' heading to Parliament

The Portfolio Committee on Communications has recommended the Films and Publications Amendment Bill be sent to the National Assembly for debate and final adoption.

Sep 27, 2016

Committee aims to finalise Internet 'censorship' Bill

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications plans to finalise the Films and Publications Amendment Bill within a month.

Sep 20, 2016

DA blasts Internet 'censorship' Bill

The Films and Publications Amendment Bill in its current form "gives government wide-sweeping powers to censor content on the Internet".

Mar 14, 2016

ICASA, FPB collaborate on jurisdiction overlap

The authorities will today sign a memorandum of understanding to help address issues of co-jurisdiction in a collaborative manner.


FPB mulls course of action after racism furore

The Film and Publication Board is closely monitoring racist remarks made via social media in order to take appropriate action.

Aug 19, 2015

ICASA, BrandSA fail to meet DOC's targets

The entities did not meet the Department of Communications' performance targets for the first three quarters of 2015.

Jul 24, 2015

Saving SA's Internet in 48 hours

Global Web movement Avaaz has rallied over 23?500 people to stand up against Internet censorship in SA, in just two days.

Feb 13, 2015

High schoolers celebrate Safer Internet Day

Google commemorated Tuesday's Safer Internet Day with day-long workshops in SA, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal.

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