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Marketers vs Lawyers: Why can’t we all just get along?

Ever seen a toddler on one of those child leashes? They’re straining as hard as their little sausage legs allow, desperate to run free, talk to strangers and create a crayon masterpiece on the nearest wall (or lick a squirrel – one never can tell). That’s kind of how [...]

#Funlaw Challenge: 30 Posts in 30 Days

There’s a lot of clutter online. We know. We’re as addicted to the infinite scroll as you are. But instead of being passive observers, Novation decided to take on the challenge to contribute – meaningfully – to the noise.  The only rule? Share frequent, thought-provoking, #funlaw content around POPIA, data [...]

Much ado about f*ckall

Warning: the following article contains explicit language. That should be fairly apparent by the title but we’re legally obliged (we think) to put it into plain language. If you’re easily offended or don’t have a sense of humour, we suggest skipping this one. Consider yourself warned.   If you’ve spent any time [...]

How to be funny AF

Okay, we fibbed. While we will be sharing the theories of how jokes work, we can’t actually promise to teach you to be funny. Because, despite the hypotheses, philosophies, rules and formulas, a joke shared between two brains, much like love, is essentially intangible. It’s hidden alchemy. The truth [...]

Introducing… The Last POPIA Book You Will Ever Need

There is no better way to introduce our book, Over-Thinking the Protection of Personal Information Act: The Last POPIA Book You Will Ever Need, than by reciting the Dunning-Kruger* prayer: ‘Let me be smart enough to know how dumb I am and give me the courage to carry on [...]

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