Internet News - In Brief


- Principal Thulani Thwala of Inkosi uMdibaniso Comprehensive High School near Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal was awarded the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) of SA's “Super Teacher of the Year” accolade at a ceremony on Wednesday. The award recognises the educator who has most successfully imparted IT knowledge to local communities, after participating in ISPA's national “Train the Teachers” project. The award was part of ISPA's annual iWeek conference that took place in Johannesburg last week.

- bidorbuy, an SA online marketplace, has taken a proactive stance against the selling of pirated goods online. According to its MD Andy Higgins:“Piracy is nothing less than serious theft. It is a crime that impacts right across our society, from government to the retail sector and right down to the individual customer, who, in buying pirated goods, end up with inferior products. The only winners are the criminals – something that needs to be stopped immediately!”