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Lee Swales
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Dad. Attorney. Cynic. Sports fan. Intellectual. Husband. Friend. Fun Lover. Reader. Techie. Gamer. Surfer. Sea Lover. I could keep going...
Dad. Attorney. Cynic. Sports fan. Intellectual. Husband. Friend. Fun Lover. Reader. Techie. Gamer. Surfer. Sea Lover. I could keep going...

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Consumer Protection: Cancelling a Future Reservation, Order or Booking
Whether you are a supplier of goods
or services, or a consumer entering into a transaction to receive goods or
services, it is likely you will need to deal with the cancellation of an
advanced reservation, order or booking at some stage. For the most part, ...

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Naming and shaming on Facebook and social media
A recent Pretoria High Court
judgment has vividly illustrated the dangers of naming and shaming on
Facebook. In Hechter
v Benade [full judgment - PDF], decided on 5 December 2016, the court ordered the
defendant to pay R350 000.00 in damages for defamation,...

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The State of Capture – important findings and where to next…
Former Public
Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report on #StateCapture reveals deplorable
conduct and shocking corruption – but where to from here? Arguably the most important
part of the entire report is found towards the last of the 355 pages under the
heading...

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Interdicts and #StateCapture
A highly anticipated legal battle is underway in the North
Gauteng High Court today (1 November 2016).   President Jacob Zuma, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane and
Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen are
seeking...

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Internet
Trolls, Hate Speech, Defamation and Diwali Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, has once again
created tension on South African social media platforms.   A Durban resident was slammed
by the ANC for a racist post on a local Facebook page "Gatvol B...

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Freedom of expression and hate speech in the context of racist social media posts...

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Racist Posts on Social Media
Overview A recent, heinous post on social media ignited national debate about hate
speech, racism, crimen injuria and the right to freedom of expression.  In the subsequent debate, amongst other things, Gareth Cliff was fired as an idols
judge and Jawitz Pr...

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Buying Facebook likes, SEO and social media

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Facebook likes - to buy or not to buy?
Buying fake Facebook Likes is as easy as
buying bread and milk. A simple Google search will bring up dozens of websites
which promise to give you, ‘real’ or ‘active’ Facebook Likes for a fairly
nominal amount.  Many people and brands
have been known to buy ...

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Brief overview of POPI (Protection of Personal Information Act)
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