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A cyberattack on the Department of Justice that collapsed court systems across the country has been contained, it confirmed yesterday.
The Eastern Cape High Court (Gqeberha) has rescued Dimension Data from a businessman threatening to tarnish its name and demanding more than R21bn.
Self-proclaimed anti-corruption activist and blogger Michael Hampton has been sentenced to six months in prison without access to the Internet.
Mobile operators are appealing to the telecoms regulator to extend the term of temporary spectrum issued in 2020 in response to the increased demand for communications and online services brought on by Covid-19 lockdowns, adding to the private-sector voices calling for a plan to take away the radio waves in November.
SA telecommunication companies are trying to settle a wireless spectrum auction dispute with the industry regulator out of court to avoid a prolonged legal battle, says a BusinessLIVE report.
MTN has warned of what is termed ‘digital load shedding’ due to the planned ending of a temporary broadband reprieve courtesy of national disaster regulations.
Six men arrested following the discovery of R400m worth of cocaine in Pretoria were linked to one another through the use of an encrypted cellphones, created by the FBI to monitor criminal syndicates.
The Gauteng High Court has granted the liquidators of Africrypt additional powers to track down missing funds, and to sell assets and property belonging to the company, says a Moneyweb report.
The Western Cape High Court has dismissed an urgent interdict application brought against the government-led communication platform GovChat, while another application against it is expected to be heard later this year.
In what a Moneyweb report describes as an an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure yesterday following the ongoing fallout from a cyber-attack last week which hit the entire Transnet Group.
Entire CBDs, factories, shopping malls, stores, restaurants, service stations, supply routes and some crucial installations have all been laid to waste this week by the violence instigated by players behind the scenes.
African Equity Empowerment Investments (AEEI) – a subsidiary of Iqbal Survé's Sekunjalo Group – claims that global telecoms group BT won't be able to end its relationship.
By midnight on 30 June 2021 you must be fully compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) if you in any way process any personal information relating to a “data subject”. Very few businesses and organisations will fall outside that net, and even fewer will fall into any of the exemptions. The risks of non-compliance are substantial.
The SABC wants its rival MultiChoice to pay for carrying three of its public broadcasting service television channels – despite the company’s contention that the public broadcaster already receives R569m in advertising revenue annually.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department is developing an online system for the reporting of deceased estates, expected to come on stream in the current financial year.
A highly-contested and expensive case between Nkosana Makate and Vodacom has resulted in bad precedence in the field of company law on the issue of ostensible authority.
Investigative journalism group amaBhungane said Twitter blocking links to its online articles appeared to be an ‘attempt at censoring a highly respected news outlet’.
While the issue of what is reasonable compensation for a brilliant idea is the essence of Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Makate’s case, it is like asking what is the length of a piece of string – there is no obvious answer.
Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub took an ‘insightful and reasonable’ approach in offering R47m compensation to ‘Please Call Me’ inventor Nkosana Makate, the company's legal team argued on the second day of the hearing at the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday.
The nearly 21-year dispute between 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate and Vodacom returned to the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday for a three-day review application in which the former employee is seeking R10bn in compensation.