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CGF Articles & Editorials

GDPR SUBSTANTIALLY CHANGES THE MANNER IN WHICH PERSONAL DATA IS TREATED (2018-09-10)

By Terrance M. Booysen (Director: CGF) and peer reviewed by Dr. Peter Tobin (GDPR & POPIA Specialist)

In recent months, there has been much discussion and focus on GDPR -- the new European Union (‘EU’) General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 -- which came into force on 25 May 2018.  This EU legislation aims to strengthen the application and enforcement of data privacy laws, not only through its principles and the obligations it places on organisations, but also through its global reach.

SOCIAL MEDIA: CHANGING TIMES AND INCREASED RISK (2016-02-03)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

Many technologists across the world were completely bewildered by the claim Gordon E. Moore made in 1965, when he boldly predicted the rate of change the world would undergo through the rapid development of technology.

POPI: THE RIGHT TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION (2016-01-26)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen and reviewed by Nicholas Hall (Associate: Michalsons Attorneys)

Last year there was a flurry of activity when it was reported that a well-known South African cell phone company closed its e-billing portal over an alleged security breach.