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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held that the EU eCommerce Directive does not preclude courts in member states of the EU from ordering Facebook to remove defamatory content
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Tel Aviv District Court in Israel granted an NSO employee's motion to order Facebook to re-open her social network account after Facebook had shut it down claiming
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
A panel of the U.S. federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously rejected Facebook's attempt to dismiss a privacy class-action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric
The Kenya Information and Communication (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (commonly dubbed "the Social Media Bill" and hereafter referred to as the "Bill") was tabled in parliament on 2 October 2019 for ...
Solola & Akpana
Technology has in the last decade impacted significantly on Intellectual Property rights especially across the various social media platforms available today.
South Africa
Many people are use social media platforms to negotiate a number of transactions and the question arises whether the exchange of these messages can be recognised in our law as enforceable contracts.
Often in this day and age we spend so much time checking, double checking and then triple checking everything that we intend to post on social media.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The case between Ntsieni Morris Kgopana and Mohlaki Rosina Matlala in the Supreme Court of Appeal ("the SCA") considered whether a...
Adams & Adams
In the era of social media and instant messaging, the courts are constantly challenged to develop the common law to accommodate the ever-changing environment.
On 17 October 2019, ICASA published an Invitation to Nominate Members of the B-BBEE ICT Sector Council. Since the tenure of the current B-BBEE ICT Sector Council is soon coming to an end...
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Our courts have often dealt with employees operating under the misconception that their social network sites are personal, private and detached from their employment.
The Rugby World Cup win and the fervour which surrounds this glorious win remain fresh in almost every corner of South African society.
Abrahams & Gross Inc.
If left unchecked, it could result in devastating consequences.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The purpose of this article is to provide some insight into the rights and recourse available to a company when faced with the grim spectre
Over 150 million people worldwide recently downloaded the very popular FaceApp after Hollywood celebrities started posting images of their edited faces in a social media challenge using the hashtag
An increase in global digitisation has resulted in the extensive use of social media.
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
We read plenty of things online specifically to our social media feeds that may appear to be authentic, frequently isnt.
Hassan Elhais
Moral etiquettes, if crossed leads to trouble regardless of the platform. Then don't be startled when people face trial due to what they wrote on social media especially in UAE where moral turpitude is frowned upon.
Hassan Elhais
Moral etiquettes, if crossed leads to trouble regardless of the platform. Then don't be startled when people face trial due to what they wrote on social media especially in UAE
Gowling WLG
Advertising to children can be treated differently when compared to adults from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, therefore it
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