Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Mark Shuttleworth takes SA government to court

Filed under
Ubuntu
Legal

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth has taken the South African government to court to have the country’s exchange control system declared unconstitutional.

Shuttleworth also wants the High Court in Pretoria to set aside a levy of over R250 million he had to pay to get some of his assets out of the country in 2009, and order the SA Reserve Bank to return the money.

He further seeks an order declaring the bank’s so-called “closed door policy”, of insisting that the public communicate with it through the intermediation of authorised banks, unconstitutional and invalid.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

COM and Pico-ITX dev kit run Linux on dual-core Cortex-A7

iWave has launched a rugged, SODIMM-style COM and Pico-ITX form factor carrier board that run Linux on the Renesas dual-core, Cortex-A7 RZ/G1E SoC. In January, iWave launched the iW-RainboW-G20M-Qseven computer-on-module, built around the dual-core 1.5GHz Cortex-A15 based Renesas RZ/G1M and RZ/G1N SoCs. Now the company has followed up with a 67.6 x 37mm, SODIMM form factor “iW-RainboW-G22M-SM” COM that runs Linux 3.10.31 on the dual-core Cortex-A7 based RZ/G1E SoC from the same RZ/G series SoCs. Read more

today's leftovers