Watching the Watcher: Recent Developments in Privacy Regulation and Cyber-Surveillance in South Africa
‘Watching the Watcher: Recent Developments in Privacy Regulation and Cyber-Surveillance in South Africa’ (2006) 3:4 Script-Ed 344 – 354
Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Date Written: April 4, 2016
This article outlines developments in privacy regulation in South Africa. The first part comments on the recently issued draft bill on the protection of personal information. It pays particular attention to the provisions on transborder information flows. The second part comments on the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act (70 of 2002) which ushers in a very controversial cyber-surveillance regime.
Keywords: Privacy regulation, cyber-surveillance, law, South Africa
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