Copyright & A2K Issues - 11 December 2018

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Intellectual Property:

Drama In South Africa Leads To Passing Fair Use

http://infojustice.org/archives/40677

Statement by Recreate South Africa on The Passing of the  Copyright Amendment Bill

http://infojustice.org/archives/40692

Towards WIPO Regional Seminars On Copyright Exceptions: Looking Out For Users

http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/12/06/towards-wipo-regional-seminars-copyright-exceptions-looking-users/

Canada's Statutory Review of the Copyright Act, 2018: my individual submission

https://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com/2018/12/canadas-statutory-review-of-copyright.html

Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and EU copyright law: Who owns AI?

https://zenodo.org/record/2001763#.XA90hGgzb4Y

The Gap between Artistic Practice and Copyright Rhetoric

http://infojustice.org/archives/40675

Evolution of Africa’s Intellectual Property Treaty Ratification Landscape

https://bit.ly/2C3jG09

Work continues at the World Intellectual Property Organization: a week of #Copyright4Libraries

https://www.ifla.org/node/91732

Disjunction between human rights and IPR

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2018/columnists/disjunction-between-human-rights-and-ipr.html

Nigerian Copyright Reform and Implications for Access to Teaching and Learning Materials (TLMs) in the Digital Age

http://wiredspace.wits.ac.za/handle/10539/26172

Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property - Background Brief - No. 1

https://www.wipo.int/publications/en/details.jsp?id=3858

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Enhancing access to education for all

http://www.china.org.cn/opinion/2018-12/09/content_74250950.htm

The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC) - Issue 22, 2018

https://bit.ly/2PvZWpv

European funders detail their open-access plan

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/european-funders-detail-their-open-access-plan

Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey

https://www.oclc.org/research/publications/2018/oclcresearch-practices-patterns-research-information-management/report.html

Need for a change in scientific publishing

https://septentrio.uit.no/index.php/nopos/article/view/4509

The Future Of The Ideas Business – The Rise Of Data-Driven Invention

http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/12/07/future-ideas-business-rise-data-driven-invention/

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