Intermediary liability in South Africa
, October 2012
The rapid growth in internet access and use in Africa, particularly through the mobile internet, makes it imperative for civil society and for internet companies committed to the free flow of information and freedom of expression to better understand how intermediary liability works (or does not work).
This paper looks at the role of internet intermediaries as well as their limitations on enabling communication and facilitating information flows and the recently placed policy focus on internet intermediaries.
Read the other country reports and summary report on intermediary liability in Africa .