Analysis of the historic privacy and surveillance judgement in South Africa

The Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act (“RICA”), which the South African state had used to spy on journalists and possibly their lawyers and to conduct mass surveillance of its citizens, was suspended by the High Court of South Africa. Lucien Pierce, the Managing Director at managing director at Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys, takes a deeper and analytical look into the judgement in this article.


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