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SA needs to protect the rights to privacy, access to information and freedom of expression

With a government constantly embroiled in corruption, non-accountability and secrecy, we have to rely on legislation to compel it to release information

10 July 2022 - 00:00 By TSHEPANG SEBULELA

The rights to privacy, access to information and freedom of expression are enshrined in our constitution. They are now more significant than ever. We are living in the era of artificial intelligence, digital divide, internet rights,  social media, misinformation and disinformation. There is an urgent need for us to engage in robust discussions about our rights and responsibilities in relation to these three rights. They have a twofold value in that their realisation is both an important end and a means to enable the realisation of other rights...

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