• Danielle Geldenhuys

Cyberlaw @ SA: The law of the internet in South Africa - new edition available

Updated: Apr 11


Papadopoulos, S. and Snail KA Mtuze, Sizwe. Cyberlaw@SA: the law of the internet in South Africa. – 4th ed. – Van Schaik Publishers, 2022.


ISBN: 9780627037962


Summary provided by the publisher:


“In modern society, almost everything we do is intimately connected to information creation, retrieval, processing or management, and the internet is at the heart of this growing information society or knowledge economy. Technology has a real impact on people’s rights, and laws have become increasingly significant, whether in the enforcement of copyright law regarding the downloading of MP3-formatted songs through file sharing technologies or in the application of the general principles of contract law to online contracts. Cyberlaw@SA IV: the law of the internet in South Africa is therefore directed at advancing the principles of digital jurisprudence.

Comprehensively updated, the fourth edition of Cyberlaw@SA IV: the law of the internet in South Africa covers a wide range of topics and areas of discussion in the field of cyberlaw, from protection of domain names and personal information to identity theft and privacy. This edition provides in-depth discussions of e-taxation, protection of data, cybercrime laws, copyright law, consumer law and the processing of e-evidence and its value in civil and criminal proceedings.”

Contents include:


  • ISP liability and take-down notice procedure

  • IT risk management, cyber liability and dispute resolution

  • Taxation of e-commerce

  • Online privacy and data protection

  • Cybercrime (procedural and substantive law)

  • Information security and the law

  • Internet defamation, pornography and hate speech

  • Consumer protection

  • Protection of personal information

  • Social media law


Price: R790.00 excluding delivery, including VAT.


The book can be ordered from the Lexinfo Book Supply Service by sending an email to books@lexinfo.co.za


Date posted: 27 January 2022

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