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These WhatsApp messages may land group administrators and businesses in South Africa in legal hot water.

Companies and WhatsApp group administrators may occasionally be held liable for libelous content posted online by staff members and group members. However, this can’t absolve the original publisher of liability, claims Phetheni Nkuna, director of employment law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Nkuna was asked by MyBroadband about internet libelous statements and how they affect employers. […]