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Copyright & A2K Issues - 24 January 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

Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 December 2017 (Christmas Greetings)

 

WISHING ALL CHRISTIANS ON THIS LIST A VERY HAPPY AND BLESSED CHRISTMAS, AND TO THOSE WHO ARE CELEBRATING OTHER FESTIVALS OR EVENT, ENJOY YOURSELVES TOO. 

HERE'S HOPING THAT 2018 WILL BE HAPPY, PROSPEROUS AND HEALTH FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES. 

I WILL BE OUT OF THE OFFICE FROM 20 DECEMBER 2017 UNTIL 14 JANUARY 2018,  SO I WILL RESUME THIS NEWSLETTER IN LATE JANUARY 2018.

 

Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 December 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

The Fight for Fair Copyright Returns: Canadian Government Launches Major Copyright Review

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2017/12/faircopyrightreturns/

Help UNESCO finalise the draft Internet Universality Indicators

https://www.apc.org/en/node/34446/

The New York Public Library's Presidents Just Wrote A Beautiful Letter In Support Of Net Neutrality

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