SA’s new internet law is heading in a different direction than the rest of the world

The Movie and Publishing Amendment Act has finally come into effect and while it may not seriously affect a regular internet and social media user, it is the live streaming services, the movie industry and the gaming world that are affected, despite online platforms already having similar regulations in place. . The law, announced Thursday by the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) along with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) at a media briefing, will ensure that commercial online content, such as movies and games, will be more regulations, including requiring them to register for classification with…

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