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    New FPB ratings fee opens door to Netflix and Hulu in SA

    New ratings fee opens door to Netflix, Hulu in SA A new tariff introduced by the Film and Publications Board has removed one of the logistical hurdles for online content services, but its vagueness is troubling, a lawyer said
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    SA Internet movie pirate arrest: did Safact break the law?

    SA Internet movie pirate arrest: did Safact break the law? There has been speculation that Safact broke Rica provisions to trace a man accused of distributing copyrighted content illegally
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    Uploading .torrent files in SA: legal or illegal?

    Uploading .torrent files in SA: legal or illegal? A lawyer explains the legality of uploading torrent files in South Africa
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    Internet piracy over BitTorrent a crime in South Africa: lawyer

    Internet piracy over BitTorrent a crime in South Africa: lawyer It is not merely a civil offence to download or seed content via BitTorrent, but a criminal one according to an SA technology lawyer
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    Protection of Personal Information gets presidential nod

    Protection of Personal Information bill signed into law President Zuma has assented to the POPI Act and the signed version of the bill has been published in the Government Gazette.
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    Paid-for international video streaming illegal in South Africa

    Paid-for international video streaming illegal in South Africa Using legitimate international content services such as Netflix and HuluPlus in South Africa as an alternative to DStv may still be considered piracy
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    CD to MP3 conversion may be legal in South Africa, one day

    CD to MP3 conversion may be legal in South Africa, one day A report from the copyright review commission suggests that “private use” rules be revamped in SA
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    Beware! Personal copies of games and movies are illegal

    Beware! Personal copies of games and movies are illegal SAFACT warns that copying a movie or game for personal use can open you up to civil action
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    Can private e-mail get you fired?

    Can private e-mail get you fired? Michalsons Attorneys looks at an interesting ruling regarding email privacy that the CCMA recently made
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