Africa: Cyber-activism and its legal implications

Arthur Chatora reports about a lecture on cyber-activism and legal lessons presented at the Digital Citizen Indaba: “The example of the South African “male prostitute” who anonymously blogged and claimed “he” had sex with 50 so-called clients is an interesting case study of cyber-activism and its legal implications.”

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