Denise Nicholson's Newsletters

Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 July 2017 (Pt 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Access Tools and Services to Open Access: DOAR, ROAR, SHERPA-ROMEO, SPARC AND DOAJ

https://helenekehelen.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/okpala-h-n.pdf

Assessing the User Experience of E-Books in Academic Libraries

http://crl.acrl.org/index.php/crl/article/view/16713/18206

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 July 2017 (Pt 1)

 

Cybercrime and Cybersafety Bill, South Africa, 2017

Deadline for Comments to Parliament - 28 July 2017

Bill is available at: http://www.justice.gov.za/legislation/bills/CyberCrimesBill2017.pdf

 

Intellectual Property:

Net Neutrality Won't Save Us if DRM is Baked Into the Web

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 July 2017

 

NEWSFLASH :   CYBERCRIMES BILL - SOUTH AFRICA -

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS - 28 JULY 2017

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has called for comments and public participation on the latest version of the Cybercrimes Bill. - see:  https://www.michalsons.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/CyberCrimes-Bill-2017.pdf

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Copyright & A2K issues - 28 June 2017 - NEWSFLASH!

 

NEWSFLASH!!

SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 -

Deadline for Submissions - now 7 JULY 2017

Public hearings in Parliament - 1, 3, 4 AUGUST 2017

 

See email below from A. Hermans,  Committee Secretary, PC on Trade and Industry:

Dear Stakeholder

Please note the following:

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Copyright & A2k Issues - Testing

GOOD DAY,

WE ARE EXPERIENCING TECHNICAL PROBLEMS.  SOME SUBSCRIBERS ARE RECEIVING THIS NEWSLETTER AND OTHERS ARE NOT.  

PLEASE COULD YOU RESPOND IN THE SUBJECT FIELD WITH ''RECEIVED"  SO THAT WE CAN SEE WHO RECEIVED THIS NOTICE TODAY AND WHO DID NOT. 

APOLOGIES FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

 

THANK YOU 

DENISE NICHOLSON

 

Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 June 2017

 

Previous newsletters (as many people have not been receiving them)

http://www.africanlii.org/blogs/denise

 

Intellectual Property:

US Copyright Office recommends sweeping, welcome changes to America's DRM laws

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 June 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Why fair use and quotation provisions in SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 need to be Open

http://bit.ly/2sdGjIB

You still have time to comment on this to the PC on Trade and Industry  – email ahermans@parliament.gov.za before 30 JUNE 2017

 

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