Rewritten WASPA Code better regulates mobile services in SA

The new WASPA Code of Conduct is a complete rewrite of the Wireless Applications Service Providers’ Association’s rules which regulate the mobile content and services industry in South Africa. One of the biggest changes to the Code is a consolidation of the old Advertising Rules and the Code of Conduct itself along with a dramaticallyContinue reading “Rewritten WASPA Code better regulates mobile services in SA”

Is WhatsApp violating your privacy rights?

Background The popular mobile and multi-platform messaging service, WhatsApp, was investigated recently by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Dutch Data Protection Authority for apparent violations of Canadian and Dutch privacy laws. The investigation found a number of violations and the Canadian Privacy Commissioner released an update on 28 January 2013Continue reading “Is WhatsApp violating your privacy rights?”

Information about our contribution to the Mobile Show Africa 2012 on 11 September 2012

Paul is going to present at the Mobile Show Africa 2012 on 11 September 2012 at the Sandton Convention Centre. It is a thorny subject and the direct marketing industry is in a state of flux at the moment as we wait for the Protection of Personal Information Bill to proceed through Parliament and balanceContinue reading “Information about our contribution to the Mobile Show Africa 2012 on 11 September 2012”