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Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 February 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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; F

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright Enforcement in the Digital Age: When the Remedy is the Wrong

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3374048

Submissions to USTR hearings re: review of SA trade agreements re: Copyright Amendment Bill

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

Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 January 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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO an

Intellectual Property:

South Africa Warns Trump About Premature Trade Review

https://bit.ly/2U9Z7c2

The Effect of Copyright Term Length on South African Book Markets (with Reference to the Google Book Project)

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3480127

Articles, letters & submissions related to USTR review of South African GPS agreements

Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 October 2019

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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO an

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa’s copyright bill is good for digital archives. Here’s why

https://theconversation.com/south-africas-copyright-bill-is-good-for-digital-archives-heres-why-125744

Climate Change and IP

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/climatechange/CC_IP

Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 October 2019

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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO an

 

Internet Censorship Bill (South Africa):

South Africa: "Internet Censorship Bill" Signed Into Law

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=855136&email_access=on

 

Intellectual Property:

Frequently Asked Questions about the SA Copyright Amendment Bill (updated 20.10.2019)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 October 2019

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Intellectual Property:

Counsel  Opinion on South African Copyright Amendment Bill and the Constitution

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

The Right to Read (South Africa)

https://www.newframe.com/the-right-to-read/

Copyright flexibility opens the door to decisive AI advantages (South Africa)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 2019

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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

New Copyright Law Will Benefit South Africans with Disabilities

https://theconversation.com/new-copyright-law-will-benefit-south-africans-with-disabilities-123225

‘Fair use’ in new Copyright Bill benefits everyone

Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 September 2019

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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Does The South African Copyright Bill Promote Plagiarism?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41511

Are Fair Use Provisions in the SA Copyright Amendment Bill Far Broader than in the US?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41522

South Africa is caught in the global hype of the fourth industrial revolution

Copyright & A2K Issues - 28 August 2019

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 knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Does the South African Copyright Bill Promote Plagiarism?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41511

Decolonising SA’s Copyright Law

https://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/general-news/2019/2019-08/decolonising-sas-copyright-law.html

Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 August 2019

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Intellectual Property:

SA Copyright Amendment Bill  - Resources on the CAB debate: all the links you need! (with comments at end)

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/2019/08/resources-on-cab-debate-all-links-you.html

Resources on the Bill, Fair Use, etc.

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

Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 August 2019

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Intellectual Property:

South African Copyright Legislation Under the Spotlight 

https://legal.sabinet.co.za/articles/copyright-legislation-under-the-spotlight/

 

Traditional Knowledge:

Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Act, No. 6 of 2019 (South Africa)

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