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What you need to know about NFTs and smart contracts

A non-fungible token, often referred to as an NFT, is a digital asset that represents real-world objects such as art, music, and videos on a blockchain. Some examples of NFTs include the Nyan Cat gif, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey's first original tweet, and a video o..

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

New Regulations Guiding Data Protection in Kenya Come into Force

The much-awaited regulations for the implementation of the Data Protection Act, 2019,  which were gazetted in January, have been approved and are now in force.

 

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

The data protection regulations, 2021: Key points to note

The Kenya Data Protection Act, 2019 (the “DPA”) entered into force on 25th November 2019 marking a significant milestone with respect to the protection of personal data in Kenya.

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PLMJ

Angola | Regulation of the Video-Surveillance Law

Law 2/2020 of 22 January (the “VideoSurveillance Law”) establishes the legal framework applicable to the authorisation, installation and use of video-surveillance systems for capturing, recording and processing images and sound. The law is based on a fundamental not..

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KTA Advocates

Uganda’s Fintech Eco-System: How Collaboration, Interoperability and Regulation can Facilitate an Inclusive and Robust Digital Economy

“Tempered by physical law, which adds a dash of necessity, chance becomes the creative force, the mover and shaker of our universe. All the beauty we see around us, from galaxies to sunflowers is as a result of this collaboration between chaos and necessity” – Peter M. Ho..

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Templars

Right to Be Forgotten: TEMPLARS Successfully Defends Google

26 October 2021, a High Court (HC) sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, dismissed a claim for the enforcement of the right to the erasure of personal data, privacy rights and other fundamental rights against Google LLC.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The beginning of an era: Certain sections of South Africa’s Cybercrimes Act have commenced and here’s what you need to know

There is no denying that rapid technological advancements and the use of various software, applications and data storage mechanisms have changed the way South Africans conduct themselves in business and on a personal level. These often indispensable technologies have expo..

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Venture Law

The Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Act 2021

The new Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Act 2021 (the ‘’Act’’) enacted on 19 November 2021 repeals the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act 2003. The new legislation provides for a National Cybersecurity Committee (the ‘‘Committee’’) and a comprehensive legal framework to deal..

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MMAKS Advocates

Beat the data protection registration deadline

Transacting online for work, school, banking, or pleasure, and therefore exchanging personal information, has never been more pronounced than today. Social distancing brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated reliance on the internet. As a result, cybercrime ..

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