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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ncube, Caroline B., Watching the Watcher: Recent Developments in Privacy Regulation and Cyber-Surveillance in South Africa (April 4, 2016). ‘Watching the Watcher: Recent Developments in Privacy Regulation and Cyber-Surveillance in South Africa’ (2006) 3:4 Script-Ed 344 – 354. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2758607

Caroline B. Ncube (Contact Author)

University of Cape Town ( email )

Private Bag
Rondebosch 7701
South Africa

HOME PAGE: http://www.commerciallaw.uct.ac.za/claw/staff/academic/cncube

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