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Month: December 2014

South Africa’s Internet Freedom

Internet freedom far and wide has declined for the fourth consecutive year, as indicated by a report by Freedom House, with 36 of 65 nations secured in its investigation embracing approaches contradicting online opportunity.

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Nineteen nations pass legislation that expanded reconnaissance and limited online obscurity, the gathering said.

The Pirate Bay Down World Wide After Stockholm Raid

Is Pirate Bay down or offline? What happened to EZTV, Zoink, Torrage and Istole? How did such a large number of websites go offline in the sametime and are there any choices? These are the inquiries numerous clients started asking Tuesday morning as access to the file-sharing sites became blocked or inaccessible.

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Credit Card Info – How Criminals Take It from You

South Africa – You must be aware how to protect yourself from card fraud. Take a closer look here…

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The South African Banking Risk Information Center (Sabric), for the benefit of the managing an account industry, has voiced its worry about the increment in card extortion from 2014.

It’s Possible to Be Hacked if Connected

“If it’s connected, then it’s vulnerable to hacking.” That’s the simple rule of devices connected to the internet.

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The UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has attracted attention regarding a webcam-observing Russian site, which offers a huge number of private video streams, raising reasons for alarm of unwitting and nonstop surveillance. Graham conceded that he has little legal power to close such sites.

Cape Town’s Huge free Wifi Plans

The City of Cape Town says it will widen its Wi-Fi offering so that, before the end of June 2015, free Wi-Fi will be given at 61 city structures around the metro.

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“Wi-Fi will be given both inside open structures, through our 102 SmartCape Computer offices, and remotely by means of 61 community hotspots in zones where parts of general society gather and line for administrations,” said the city’s official leader, Patricia de Lille.

South Africa’s Free Data

In the future, Data will be free in South Africa and will be bundled in diverse approaches to bring down the boundary for users’ entry.

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This is as per Vox Telecom CEO, Jacques du Toit, who said in a meeting on CNBC Africa that South Africa was a “marvelously deflationary environment”.