Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013

Hi everyone,

By now I would think that the majority of us knows about the “Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, 2013“, which basically determines the conditions for processing information. Although it sounds simplistic, it is a rather complex requirement and non-compliance can see you being fined up to R10 million or even face 10 years in jail.

Electronic Communications & Transactions Act

Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002)

Topic by Ian Dewar an Independent Civic Entrepreneur & Socio-economic Development Professional.

… (Not to be confused with the Electronic Communications Act which is another beast altogether). It has very useful sections, for example on Universal Access, Encryption & Authentication, and Data Controllers, and Protection of Critical Databases.