The so-called Master Deeds data leak has been described as the biggest and most severe of its kind in South Africa’s history. But unfortunately, nothing might happen to the company involved as being reckless with citizens’ private information is not yet illegal.
The SARS Commissioner’s insistence on implementing KPMG’s report into the so-called ‘rogue unit’ is raising questions over his intentions, especially as he has threatened to completely discredit the firm that compiled it.
Havana and Washington could find themselves in another diplomatic crisis, only two years after relations were normalised. This all thanks to an attack largely uncommon outside the plot of a Sci-Fi film.
Right to Know has revealed authorities monitor at least 70 000 mobile phones on an annual basis and repeated allegations of corruption and abuse of state resources suggest not every communication interception can be justified.