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Brace yourself for RICA

First we had FICA, now we have RICA. Under FICA, I was separated from my own money, safely (or so I thought!) entrusted to my bank. It took about a week of frenzied re-submitting (yes, re-submitting!!) of all the paperwork to reunite me with my cash. Naturally, by then I was visibly emaciated (you know […]

Good news

The first of the undersea cables that is to bring internet bounty to South Africa (and the rest of Africa) is set to be completed by the end of this month. That is good news for bidorbuy (and other online entities). This is how the undersea schedule for southern Africa looks like: SEACOM, with the […]

One, two, three of phishing

(Plus, how not to take the bait) Here is one more proof that you should never, ever, enter your banking details on a web page accessed after clicking on a link included in an email message sent (ostensibly) from your bank. One of bidorbuy friends recently received an email informing her that a large amount […]