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SA authorities bypassing Rica for call records

Government accesses the call records of more than 70 000 phone numbers in South Africa per year, according to the Right2Know Campaign, citing statistics from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom. “These numbers show that, at

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R2K marches on Cape Chamber over SABC crisis

The Cape Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday said it shared concerns about the SABC’s management issues, but that none of its members had approached it for advice on withdrawing advertising from the public broadcaster. Around

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Right2Know demands Motsoeneng’s head

The Right2Know Campaign on Monday demanded the removal of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, saying he is unfit for the job. Motsoeneng had been given sweeping powers to make editorial decisions

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R2K warns against cybercrime bill

The Right2Know Campaign has described the proposed the cybercrime bill as flawed. The organisation said the legislation was designed in a way to censor the Internet. The organisation’s Micah Reddy said the problem with the proposed bill was that it was too broad and it would effectively

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State finally publishes cybersecurity policy

The state security department’s national cybersecurity policy framework, which was approved by cabinet in 2012, has finally been published. The Right2Know Campaign said recently that, until October, the document was regarded as classified. The policy framework was

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More opposition to cybercrimes bill

The new cybercrimes bill is flawed, too broad and brings the country one step closer to the securitisation of the Internet, the Right2Know Campaign has said. It was basically the secrecy bill of the Internet as it stood now and handed the keys of the Internet to

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Marchers demand cheaper calls

Around 200 people marched in Cape Town on Saturday to demand lower mobile call rates and media transformation. The group blew whistles as they marched down Long Street and carried signs stating “Free Set Top Box” and

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