Democracies across the world are grappling with the twin problems of hate speech and disinformation. The internet, as a common platform for communication, has been weaponised to spread a concoction of untruths, abuse and biases with far-ranging consequences.
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
There has been an uproar in the media (both print and across social media platforms) about the Nigerian government allegedly ceding its sovereignty to China by virtue of the "waiver of sovereign immunity" clause ...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Advertising in Nigeria is regulated by a combination of federal laws, state laws, subsidiary legislation and guidelines.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
By virtue of increased internet penetration in Nigeria, Social Media has garnered millions of users; in some cases it has become a mainstay for communication ...
Perchstone & Graeys
The fashion industry comprises a wide range of activities from the conception of a product to design to manufacture, as well as marketing and selling.
Solola & Akpana
Technology has in the last decade impacted significantly on Intellectual Property rights especially across the various social media platforms available today.
As Albert Einstein said, "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." E-commerce has forever changed the way we shop ...
With the now fast-paced world in the fifth industrial revolution, the legal sector is at the forefront of current global technological growth which makes for a powerful force to enable...
The advent of the global COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for individuals and businesses alike. It has resulted in the need for many to work remotely through the use of technology.
The Financial Services Conduct Authority ("FSCA") has recently introduced new and extensive regulation in respect of advertising by financial services providers ("FSPs") and banks.
The Oxford dictionary defines an emoji as a small digital image or icon used to express an idea or an emotion. Emojis are arguably the fastest growing language used on social media sites...
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.
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.
Clyde & Co
Tanzania recently published new Online Content Regulations under the Electronic and Postal Communications Act.
United Arab Emirates
Originally incepted to serve as a tool to facilitate communication among peers, the notion of social media has gone above and beyond and has caused a seismic shift in the way businesses'...
Let's face the facts. The world's largest social platform started in 2004 as a fun experiment to gauge the attractiveness of Harvard students.
We read plenty of things online specifically to our social media feeds that may appear to be authentic, frequently isnt.