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15 March 2022

GovChat statement on Competition Commission referring Facebook for prosecution

GovChat welcomes the Competition Commission statement made on 14 March 2022. The Commission announced that it has referred, Meta Platforms Inc (previously known as Facebook Inc), and its subsidiaries, WhatsApp Inc and Facebook South Africa (collectively referred to as Facebook) for abuse of dominance to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution. 

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10 March 2022

WHY SOCIAL IMPACT TECHNOLOGIES ARE A GAME CHANGER FOR AFRICA

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15 March 2022

FACEBOOK PROSECUTED FOR ABUSING ITS DOMINANCE

The Competition Commission has referred to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution of the social media giant, Meta Platforms (previously known as Facebook), and its subsidiaries, WhatsApp Inc and Facebook South Africa (collectively referred to as Facebook) for abuse of dominance.

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25 November 2021

GOVCHAT RESPONDS TO FALSE ALLEGATIONS IN THE FINANCIAL MAIL

GovChat has noted the article titled “Inside SA’s Welfare Industrial Complex” published by the Financial Mail on 25 November 2021.

The article is based on a report issued by Open Secrets that unfairly tries to paint GovChat as a “data profiteer” and seeks to draw a number of adverse inferences about GovChat and its business model.

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MEDIA STATEMENT | GovChat (PTY) LTD succeeds in having interdict application dismissed

GovChat welcomes the order of Judge Francis in the Cape Town High Court, handed down on 22 July 2021, in which Judge Francis dismissed an urgent interdict brought against GovChat by Silvergrey (Pty) Ltd. Silvergrey has also alleged certain rights in the GovChat platform, such claims similarly being defended by GovChat.

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