Intellectual Property:

Anti-Piracy Patent Prevents Students from Sharing Books

Negotiators Set to Wrap-up Talks on New Treaty to Improve Actors’ and other Performers’ Rights in Audiovisual Productions

Australia and WIPO Sign Agreement in Favor of Least-Developed and Developing Countries

Dreaming of a DRM free e-book future14 Jun 12


Freedom of Expression:

New South African press law 'more harmful than apartheid-era censorship'

The Turning Point for Internet Freedom

Data Driven Futures- Censorship Takes New Forms


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access Research in Japanese Institutional Repositoriese Exceeds 1 million full text items 

OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure

Navigating the uncertain waters of data archiving and curation

Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions

Feedbank on SAOUG Conference 2012


Conference alerts:

  1. Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of Audiovisual Performances

June 20 to 26, 2012 - Beijing, China

  1. 7thInternational Open Repositories Conference

9-13 July 2012 - University of Edinburgh, Scotland

  1. 14thLIASA Annual Conference

1-5 October 2012 - Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa