New South African online regulations encroach on and frustrate the right to freedom of expression enshrined in the constitution, among many other problems they introduce. By Janet MacKenzie and Reinhardt Biermann.
Netflix has signed a distribution agreement with the Film and Publication Board, meaning the multinational streaming company must now obey local classification rules in the distribution of its content.
In this episode of the podcast, TechCentral interviews Dominic Cull on the contentious Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which he warns contains serious flaws that could cause big headaches for online content creators and Internet service providers.
The Films and Publications Amendment Bill raises serious freedom-of-speech concerns and should be rewritten, the Internet Service Providers’ Association said on Thursday. Describing the bill as a “classic example of good