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Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 May 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

South Africa Approves New IP Policy, With Guidance From UN Agencies

http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/05/27/south-africa-approves-new-ip-policy-guidance-un-agencies/

Copyright & A2K Issues - 2 May 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to or unsubscribe from to this newsletter, please email 

Intellectual Property:

Update on South African Copyright Reform: Fair Use Provision May Be Removed:  http://infojustice.org/archives/39877

Cautionary Tales About Collective Rights Organizations: http://infojustice.org/archives/39886

Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 March 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please email 

Intellectual Property:

Facebook privacy settings revamped after scandal

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43557803

The Facebook Saga (Radio interview in South Africa)

https://omny.fm/shows/the-koketso-sachane-show/the-facebook-information-saga

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada on IPRs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 March 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The great global rankings debate

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20180306114540487

Toward Successful Implementation of the Open Access Policy

http://bit.ly/2Gi0dJG

Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VNSU) Releases 2018-2020 Road Map to Open Access

http://bit.ly/2DjqJPO

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 March 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property

SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - Feedback

The Bill was on the agenda for discussion by the Portfolio Sub-Committee on Trade & Industry on 7 March 2018. It is on the agenda again for 14 March 2018.  The processing of the Bill will apparently continue well into mid-2018.  

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Association of Universities in the Netherlands launches 2018-2020 Road Map to Open Access

Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 February 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property:

R2.1bn copyright claim against SA Government Communication Information System (GCIS) over Madiba image

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/r21bn-copyright-claim-over-madiba-image-20180225-2

Internet rages after Google removes “view image” button, bowing to Getty

Copyright & A2K Issues - 22 February 2018 (Pt. 2)

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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from,  this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property:

Embed With the Devil

https://slate.com/technology/2018/02/a-court-rules-that-embedding-tweets-with-images-can-violate-copyright.html

Interview with Ms. Teresa Hackett (EIFL)

http://wipomonitor.org/interview-with-ms-teresa-hackett/

Intellectual Property Regime Undermines Equity, Progress

Copyright & A2K Issues - 22 February 2018 (Pt. 1)

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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from,  this newsletter, please email 

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access in Practice : Dissemination, Visibility, Usage and Impact of Scholarly Research [Presentations]

https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/25965

Green open-access does NOT mean delayed or non-commercial

Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 February 2018

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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from,  this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property:

Intellectual Property Policies for Solar Geoengineering

file:///C:/Users/00658018.DS/Downloads/SSRN-id3116959.pdf

Everyone Creates: New Empirical Data Shows Just How Much The Internet Has Enabled A New Creative Economy

http://bit.ly/2F9Gawr

Re:Create Report – Unlocking The Gates: America’s New Creative Economy

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