Secrecy Bill - South Africa:

South Africa - 'Secrecy Bill' Improved but Still Flawed - Parliament Should Refer Legislation to the Constitutional Court


Intellectual Property:

US, EU urged to keep TRIPS waiver open

Viewing Cached Copyrighted Content Isn’t Infringing, UK Supreme Court Says

WIPO Committee On Development This Week: North-South Differences

New Zealand Government announced that software will no longer be patentable

How Listing Ukraine As A Priority Foreign Country In Special 301 Violates WTO Agreements


Traditional Knowledge:

WIPO Negotiators Make Headway on Draft Instrument on Traditional Knowledge

South Africa To Launch National Traditional Knowledge Recording System

Letting the Copyright Cat Out of the Bag  (TK Bill, South Africa)


Mobile  Technologies and Social Media:

Why Social Media Isn’t Working for Your Library


Plagiarism/Academic misconduct:

Stop me if you think you've read this before: self-plagiarism 'misconduct'