Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 May 2020

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Intellectual Property:

EU Joins in the Bullying Of South Africa for Daring to Adopt US-Style Fair Use Principles

https://bit.ly/3d3vL5P

Open letter to the EU Ambassador to South Africa on Copyright Laws

https://www.apc.org/en/pubs/open-letter-eu-ambassador-south-africa-copyright-laws

Open letter to President Ramaphosa on South African copyright laws

https://www.apc.org/en/pubs/open-letter-president-ramaphosa-south-african-copyright-laws

United States still looking to ‘punish’ South Africa for Copyright Bill

https://bit.ly/36hLMSS

FOIA: Film industry lobbies South Africa’s Parliament to suspend Copyright Amendment Bill

https://www.keionline.org/33212

IAEA denounces industry attempts to sway key copyright reform in South Africa

https://uniglobalunion.org/news/iaea-denounces-industry-attempts-sway-key-copyright-reform-south-africa

Documents and related resources on USTR review re: SA Copyright Amendment Bill

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

South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill – One Year On

http://infojustice.org/archives/42212

LIASA Supports UNESCO Initiative and SA Copyright Amendment Bill

https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.liasa.org.za/resource/resmgr/statements/wbd_2020.pdf

Why South Africa Should Resist US Pressure to Extend Copyright Terms

https://bit.ly/2TqvzFM

 

New policy paper on fundamental rights as a limit to copyright during emergencies

https://bit.ly/2TqvdPs

Federal Court of Appeal Deals Access Copyright Huge Blow As It Overturns York University Copyright Decision (Canada)

https://bit.ly/2TppHN9

Education in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Maximizing Copyright Flexibilities

https://bit.ly/2TrrKA4

Copyright, Creative Commons, and Confusion

https://bit.ly/2ZsScgz

Online Learning and Copyright Exceptions for Education

http://infojustice.org/archives/42200

The Digital Public Domain

https://www.academia.edu/2715811/The_Digital_Public_Domain?email_work_card=view-paper

Libraries Do Not Need Permission to Lend Books: Fair Use, First Sale, and the Fallacy of Licensing Culture

https://bit.ly/2Zo7SSn

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