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Spammer Bounty Programme

21 February, 2007 (10:56) | Community, Outreach | By: Alan

Launched the ISOC-ZA Spammer Bounty Hunter programme. See the press release but most importantly, join the programme and contribute to the website/wiki at

First ISOC-ZA Newsletter

8 March, 2006 (11:00) | Community, Membership | By: mike

Welcome to the new, quarterly ISOC-ZA newsletter! With it we aim to keep you up to speed with issues we think are important for Internet users in South Africa, report back regularly on our progress as a society, and offer you the chance to have your say. Any feedback you have on the newsletter would […]

The Belhar Internet Fiesta

19 March, 2005 (11:00) | Community, Events, Outreach | By: mike

The first Internet Fiesta was held by ISOC-ZA at Belhar Community Centre (Adam Tas Ave) on Saturday-Sunday (March 19-20, through the night) from 11am to 3pm. In order to share our experiences we have created and share the following useful documentations for others to follow: The report Neil Blakeley-Milner’s Blog The initial project plan (.pdf, […]

Global workshop for Internet Accessibility and the blind

5 December, 2004 (13:22) | Community, Events, Outreach | By: Alan

At the Cape Town International Conference Centre, ISOC-ZA facilitated a joint forum between ICANN and the World Blind Union on Internet Accessibility for the blind. The forum was webcast for those that could not attend. The panel consisted of worlwide experts including: Hein Wagner: International Sales manager for Thawte Consulting, born blind and whose achievements […]

More viruses and worms

6 July, 2004 (13:20) | Community, Events | By: Alan

In Cape Town, Karel Rode (Western Cape Security Special Interest Group) and Craig Balfour (CLUG – spoke about more viruses and worms that are worming their way into the majority of desktops.

VOIP workshop

4 May, 2004 (08:15) | Community, Events, Policy | By: Alan

We were discussing VOIP with a selected panel of industry experts and government decision-makers on this subject. The panel included; Mr. Alan Levin (Renowned African Internet Activist), Envir Fraser from the Department of Communications, Mr. Andre Ferreira (VoIP Networking Specialist) and Richard Heath (Attorney from MWEB and ISPA).

The role and transformation of civil society organizations in the information society

14 January, 2004 (08:14) | Community | By: Alan

Dimo Calovski from the UNCTAD Electronic Commerce Branch spoke followed by Wendy Seltzer who chatted about the role and transformation of civil society organizations in the information society. Wendy is a staff attorney with Electronic Frontier Foundation. Covered by ITweb

10 years of Internet Connectivity in South Africa

28 February, 2002 (18:10) | Community | By: Alan

One of the earlier archives is of Mike Lawrie in celebration of 10 years of Internet Connectivity To commemorate 10 years of leased line Internet connectivity in South Africa a function was held at the IBM Conference Auditorium, Sandown on the 28th February 2002. Mike Lawrie gave an informal talk entitled ‘A funny thing happened […]