Tag: porn

StarSat takes porn fight to Supreme Court

Originally published in IT Web Pay-TV service provider StarSat has taken its fight to broadcast adult content to the Supreme Court of Appeal, after the Western Cape High Court last year ruled the country’s communications regulator had erred in allowing the broadcaster to air hardcore porn channels. The broadcaster submitted […]

Pay-TV broadcaster ordered to stop screening porn

The Western Cape High Court today (Monday, November 3) ordered StarSat to stop broadcasting pornographic channels with immediate effect. Upholding an application by Justice Alliance for South Africa (JASA), Cause for Justice (CFJ) and Doctors for Life (DFL), Mr Justice Bozalek, struck down the licence granted by the Independent Communications Authority […]

‘Children’s rights should have trumped porn’

Originally published in Sowetan Live The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) failed to apply the law when it approved three pornographic channels, the Cape Town High Court heard on Monday (October 13). Last April StarSat, formerly known as Top TV, was given the go ahead by Icasa to […]