WhatsApp, a growing service has over 10 million users in South Africa, according to a recent report by World Wide Worx and Fuseware.
“I think that the regulator Icasa (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) should have certain rules around them in terms of licensing them properly,” Joosub
“I think that there’s an ecosystem that needs to exist. So, I’m not saying we should block it. I’m saying the different deliberations if you like need to be heard…and it needs to be controlled in terms of how does it play,” Joosub added.
“So, these are the kinds of things that need to be considered very carefully. That’s why I call it an ecosystem. I think that there’s a role for them to play, but I think it needs to be regulated, controlled in a way,” said Joosub.
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