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Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 November 2020

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 k

 

Intellectual Property:

Analysis of Woods and Myburgh Comments on Copyright Amendment Bill (CAB) (South Africa)

https://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/research/55/

Copyright Law and the Creative Industries

http://infojustice.org/archives/42753

Unscrewing the future: the right to repair and circumvention of software TPMs in the EU

Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 November 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Openness is a Human Rights Issue: Copyright Amendment Bill and Access to Educational Materials in South Africa

https://bit.ly/2TN5AYK

The Domestic Effect of South Africa's Treaty Obligations: The Right to Education and the Copyright Amendment Bill

https://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/research/61/

Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 August 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Analysis of Woods and Myburgh Comments on CAB (SA Copyright Amendment Bill)

https://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1057&context=research

Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 July 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Parliament can uphold the Constitution by passing the Copyright Amendment Bill — again

https://bit.ly/2Zp62jS

Actors dealt a blow as president sends two bills back to Parliament

https://bit.ly/2ZmPfxx

June 16 2020: A Sad Day for South African Youth

http://infojustice.org/archives/42438

 

Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 June 2020

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Intellectual Property:

A Damaging Delay: Libraries and Users in South Africa Forced to Wait Longer for Overdue Reforms

https://www.ifla.org/node/93169

How Washington and Brussels pressured South Africa to delay copyright reform

https://politi.co/2AdiWHF

Transplanting Fair Use across the Globe: A Case Study Testing the Credibility of U.S. Opposition

Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 June 2020

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Intellectual Property:

SA Copyright Amendment Bill goes back to Parliament

https://pmg.org.za/bill/705/

President Cyril Ramaphosa refers Copyright and Performers’ Protection Amendment Bills to Parliament

https://bit.ly/2NqJ9W4

Blind SA Constitutional Challenge of the Copyright Amendment Bill

https://blindsa.org.za/news/

Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 June 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Karjiker stoops low with claims that Blind SA being used in Copyright Amendment Bill fight

https://bit.ly/2AkyXvJ

You have hurt and insulted visually impaired people, Professor Karjiker

https://bit.ly/2BVkAhz

Proposals for Copyright Law and Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Blind SA goes to ConCourt in effort to compel the President to sign Copyright Amendment Bill

https://bit.ly/2BEpuQd

Copyright Bill is a Gateway to Accessible Knowledge and Creativity, not American Roulette

https://bit.ly/2XxnMse

Covid-19: A double whammy for the blind

https://bit.ly/3eQHFjO

Copyright & A2K Issues - 27 May 2020

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Libraries and COVID-19

Statement on the Global COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Library Services and Resources

https://icolc.net/system/files/2020MarchCOVID-19ICOLCStatementEnglish.pdf

COVID-19 and the Global Library Field

Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 May 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Why “Intellectual Property” is a Misnomer

https://www.niskanencenter.org/new-paper-why-intellectual-property-is-a-misnomer/

80 Academics urge President Ramaphosa to expedite changes to SA’s patent laws

https://bit.ly/3bUPhQm

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