The Internet censorship bill has come under scrutiny in the media, with critics speculating the intentions of the bill and whether or not it is just out to censor a majority of the content found on online. In other words, is the bill just an excuse to police the Internet?

Also, what effect will the bill have on Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and how far will the regulations go in terms of restricting — and even banning — content?

In light of these concerns, let's take a look at the pros and cons of what the bill will cover:


What do you think? Is the ‘Internet censorship’ bill going to have a positive or negative effect on South Africa? Let us know in the comments section below.

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