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Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 November 2015

 

MAY THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS TOUCH YOUR LIVES IN A VERY SPECIAL WAY.  FOR THOSE WHO MAY BE CELEBRATING OTHER RELIGIOUS DAYS, I HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR FESTIVITIES.  MAY 2016 BE A WONDERFUL YEAR FOR EVERYONE. 

I WILL BE ON VACATION FROM 21 DECEMBER 2015 UNTIL 11 JANUARY 2016, SO THERE WILL BE NO NEWSLETTERS DURING THIS PERIOD.

 

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 17 November 2015

 
 

SANB Information Sheet

Please note:   Publishers need to complete the SANB Information Sheet each time they deposit legal deposit material.  This form also serves as an official receipt for publishers. 

See:  Official Form for Publishers when depositing legal deposit material

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LegalDeposit/Receipt

 

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 December 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Cross-border collaboration emphasized at WIPO SCCR 31

http://www.ifla.org/node/10057

5 Christmas Copyright Myths

http://bit.ly/1m9u5MC

5 Public Domain Christmas Songs (and 5 that aren’t)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 December 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright in Europe: Minimal Reform to Avoid Crucial Questions

https://www.laquadrature.net/en/copyright-in-europe-minimal-reform-to-avoid-crucial-questions

Big Rights Holders Favour Status Quo In EU Copyright Over Reform

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 November 2015 (Pt. 2)

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright Exceptions for Access to the Blind – Indian Copyright Law

http://www.sinapseblog.com/33168-2/

The Coming Civil War over General Purpose Computing

http://boingboing.net/2012/08/23/civilwar.html

MultiChoice on the hunt for TV thieves

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 November 2015 (Pt. 1)

 

Last Chance to Comment on the SA Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill

This Bill affects all computer users!

Closing Date for Submissions is Monday 30 November 2015

Bill - http://www.justice.gov.za/legislation/invitations/CyberCrimesBill2015.pdf

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 26 November 2015

 

Where do Publishers Need to Deposit their Publications for Legal Deposit?

See:  Legal Deposit Libraries in South Africa and Their Contact Details

 http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LegalDeposit/Repositories

 

Audio-Visual Material for Legal Deposit

Please note that only audio-visual material should be submitted to the National Film, Video and Sound Archives

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 22 November 2015

 
 
Libguide/Subject Portal on Legal Deposit in South Africa
 
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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 21 November 2015

 

COMPLIANCE WITH THE LEGAL DEPOSIT ACT NO. 54 OF 1997 

Publishers' responsibilities in terms of Section 2 of the Legal Deposit Act

Deposit of documents and information 

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