Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 October 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)  

 

Internet Censorship Bill (South Africa):

South Africa: "Internet Censorship Bill" Signed Into Law

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=855136&email_access=on

 

Intellectual Property:

Frequently Asked Questions about the SA Copyright Amendment Bill (updated 20.10.2019)

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/FAQs_CAB

Recreate Opinion on the Copyright Amendment Bill and the Constitution

http://infojustice.org/archives/41631

Civil Society Letter To WIPO Delegates Attending the 39th SCCR (Oct 2019)

http://infojustice.org/archives/41673

Article 17 Stakeholder Dialogue: We’ll Continue To Advocate For Safeguarding User Rights

http://infojustice.org/archives/41637

How to License Article 17? Exploring the Implementation Options for the New EU Rules on Content-Sharing Platforms

http://infojustice.org/archives/41619

International IP Experts Debate Protecting Artificial Intelligence Research

http://infojustice.org/archives/41651

Singapore: When Music Artists Can No Longer Sing The Same Tune

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=855146&email_access=on

Copyright Law’s Role in Advocacy and Education for Open Access Policies on Campus

https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/41559763

Harvard professor Ruth Okediji calls for new public interest copyright system

http://infojustice.org/archives/41666

Who Is In Charge Here? The Internet Of Things, Governance and the Global Intellectual Property Regime

http://infojustice.org/archives/41661

Data mining applied to scholarly publications to finally reveal Earth's biodiversity

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-10/pp-dma101819.php

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access Week  21-27 October 2019

https://blogs.plos.org/plos/2019/10/welcome-to-open-access-week-2019/

Open access popular with researchers but full potential remains untapped, says new global study

https://techxplore.com/news/2019-10-access-popular-full-potential-untapped.html

Younger researchers are embracing change in scholarly communication

https://phys.org/news/2014-10-younger-embracing-scholarly.html

Peter Lor talks about his new book

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZveGnxcfTyw&feature=youtu.be

Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research

https://open-access.mit.edu/sites/default/files/OA-Final-Report.pdf

Training students for the Open Science future

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0726-z

 

Fourth Industrial Revolution

Fourth Industrial Revolution resources

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Mobile_Technologies/4IR_5IR

 

Access for People with Disabilities:

Top 80 Web Accessibility Resources & Tools

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