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What the Rica judgment means

The high court judgment has found sections of Rica to be unconstitutional and invalid, starting with the fact that the act does not prescribe a process for people to be informed about state surveillance.

Rica helping to jail criminals – deputy minister

The Sim card registration law, better known as Rica, has proven useful in helping police secure convictions with intercepted cellphone evidence, deputy justice minister Andries Nel said on Tuesday. “Increasingly, law enforcement officials

After the Ricapocalypse

SA cellular operators are yet to provide details of how many subscribers were disconnected from their networks on Thursday night as the deadline arrived for consumers to register their Sim cards under the Regulation of

Rica, or bust

South Africans who do not have their Sim cards registered by the end of the day on Thursday will have their cellphone numbers deactivated. Rica is the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, which

Operators make progress as Rica deadline nears

With just a day left before mobile operators are forced to switch off customers that haven’t registered their Sim cards, only Telkom’s 8ta has completed the process. Deputy communications minister Obed Bapela said on Wednesday

ISPs want rethink on Rica

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) wants the department of justice & constitutional development to relook at the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act (Rica) because of the “near-impossible burden of

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