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Youโ€™ll often hear it being mentioned that South Africa has one of the best constitutions in the world. We could even go further and argue that this excellence in legal matters also extends into the countryโ€™s cyber laws.

For example, considered a first world country, but the USA has yet to pass a law that specifically addresses personal data protection similar to South Africaโ€™s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). Not only that, POPIA, as it is commonly known, ย is often argued that it compares favorably with the European Unionโ€™s General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR.

However, where South Africa often fails is in the enforcement of these laws and in some cases, their understanding and how they apply to our lives and businesses.

On this episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast, we are joined by Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze, an attorney and Director at Snail Attorneys as well a Part-Time Member of the Information Regulator of South Africa. Sizwe explains the various cyber laws we have in South Africa and how they apply to our lives and organizations.

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