Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 June 2019

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: http://www.africanlii.org/content/copyright-a2k-information.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please do so at: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo   or email Denise.Nicholson@wits.ac.za only (N.B. PLEASE DO NOT SEND TO WHOLE MAILING LIST)  

 

Intellectual Property:

Statement of the South African Youth Council on the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2457509927595291&id=173811782631795

Strengthening the Regulation Regimes for Collecting Societies in South Africa and Nigeria: Any Room for Competition Law? [PhD thesis]

https://bit.ly/2RrDal5

Application Program Interfaces and the Law of Copyright in South Africa: A Proposal for an Optimal Approach [LLM Dissertation]

https://bit.ly/2Fm4tZu

Protection of IP for Grassroots Innovation

http://www.assaf.co.za/newsletter/?p=2353Countries with longer copyright terms have access to fewer books (pay attention, Canada!)

https://boingboing.net/2019/06/11/trump-rewrote-canadian-copyrig.html

Explainer: What will the new EU copyright rules change for Europe's Cultural Heritage Institutions

https://bit.ly/2Fp8psg

What the history of copyright in academic publishing tells us about Open Research

https://bit.ly/2Rya9Va

The Authoritative Canadian Copyright Review: Industry Committee Issues Balanced, Forward-Looking Report on the Future of Canadian Copyright Law

http://infojustice.org/archives/41192

The Canadian government has released the surprisingly sensible results of its extensive, year-long review of copyright law

https://boingboing.net/2019/06/03/peace-order-good-govt.html

Paradigm Shift 2: More recommended changes to Canadian copyright law announced

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=37e7b4c0-e747-4f12-baff-b8c1df9a3d54

Music and Copyright

https://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com/

 

Mobile Technologies:

How to Use Mobile  Technologies to develop your Writing Skills

http://new.whatmobile.net/how-to-use-mobile-technologies-to-develop-your-writing-skills-2/

Mobile Technologies, M-Learning and Social Networking

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Mobile_Technologies

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