Popia Archive

Impact of the commencement of POPIA

Yesterday President Cyril Ramaphosa proclaimed the commencement of the bulk of the remainder of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) from 1 July 2020. This sets in motion a number of things, including a requirement for compliance within one year of commencement. POPIA has profound implications for the way South Africans handle personal information, and particularly for services like identity federation.

South African Identity Federation