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 Resources

 

Cyber Law

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996
Consumer Protection Act, 2008
Cybercrimes Bill, 2018
Electronic Communications Act (ECA), 2005
Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECTA), 2002
Films and Publications Act, 1996
Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act, 2000
National Credit Act, 2006
Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), 2000
Promotion of Equality and Prevention of unfair Discrimination Act, 2000
Protection from Harassment Act, 2011
Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), 2013
Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information, 2018
Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act (RICA), 2002
SAHRC Guide on how to use the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), 2000

Authorities

Advertising Standards Authority
offline (liquidation): asasa.org.za
Independent Communications Authority of South Africa
icasa.org.za
Information Regulator
POPI Act 4 of 2013 + PAIA Act 95 of 2000
justice.gov.za/inforeg/
Internet Service Providers Association
Section 71 ECT Act 25 of 2002
ispa.org.za
Direct Marketing Association of South Africa
dmasa.org
co.za Domain Administration ( UniForum SA )
co.za
Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa
Section 80 EC Act 36 of 2005
usaasa.org.za
Wireless Application Service Providers Association
waspa.org.za
.za Domain Name Authority
zadna.org.za

Legislation

COE 108+ Modernised Convention for the protection of Individuals with regard tothe Processing of Personal Data
GDPR General Data Protection Regulation
ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
OECD Best Practice Examples under the OECD Guidelines on Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce
OECD Guidelines governing the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data
OECD Policy Guidance for Addressing Emerging Consumer Protection and Empowerment Issues in Mobile Commerce
Southern African Development Community (SADC) Model Law on Data Protection
UNCITRAL Model Law Electronic Commerce
UNCITRAL Model Law Electronic Signatures

Authorities

International Telecommunication Union
itu.int
SOLID
solid.inrupt.com
ContractForTheWeb
contractfortheweb.org
AccessNow
accessnow.org

Intellectual property

Legislation

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996
Copyright Act, 1978
Copyright Regulations, 1985
Counterfeit Goods Act, 1997
Designs Act, 1993
Merchandise Marks Act, 1941
Patents Act, 1978
Patents Regulations, 1978
Performers Protection Act, 1967
Trade Marks Act, 1993

Authorities

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission
cipc.co.za
South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law
saiipl.co.za
SAIIPL Alternative Dispute Resolution
domaindisputes.co.za

Legislation

Berne Convention, 1971
NICE Classification
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, 1883
Patent Cooperation Treaty, 1970
TRIPS Agreement On Trade-Related Aspects Of Intellectual Property Rights, 1995
Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (ICANN), 1999
Vienna Classification
WIPO Copyright Treaty 1996

Authorities

World Intellectual Property Organisation
wipo.int