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Copyright & A2K Issues - 28 July 2015

 

SOUTH AFRICAN COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL 2015

 

The Department of Trade and Industry has published the SA draft Copyright Bill for comment.

See:  http://www.gov.za/documents/copyright-amendment-bill-comments-invited-27-jul-2015-0000

 

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 22 July 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Australia's version of SOPA is now law: Why didn't anyone stop it?

http://mashable.com/2015/06/25/sopa-pipa-australia

New Leaked TPP Chapter Shows Countries Converging on Anti-User Copyright Takedown Rules

http://infojustice.org/archives/34659

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 July 2015 (Pt. 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communicatino:

Scopus to launch Open Access indicator for journals on July 29

http://blog.scopus.com/posts/scopus-to-launch-open-access-indicator-for-journals-on-july-29#.VayHUk8V7vc.twitter

HEFCE, Elsevier, the “copy request” button, and the future of open access

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 July 2015 (Pt. 2)

 

Conference Alerts:

IFLA Digitisation Workshop

12 August 2015, Pretoria, South Africa

http://www.liasa-new.org.za/ifla-digitisation-workshop-12-august-2015/

 

African Indigenous Knowledge Systems - The Challenge and Implications for the World of Work

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 June 2015 (Part 2)

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT I WILL BE ON LEAVE FROM 15 JUNE TO 17 JULY 2015, SO THERE WILL BE NO NEWSLETTERS DURING THIS PERIOD. 

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Brief: Open, Online Database Of Clinical Trials Planned

http://www.ip-watch.org/2015/04/22/open-online-database-of-clinical-trials-announced/

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 June 2015 (Part 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

Lobbying & Licensing: Behind the Recording Industry’s Campaign to Squeeze Out New Competitors

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2015/05/lobbying-licensing-behind-the-recording-industrys-campaign-to-squeeze-out-new-competitors/

Media 24 Books (Pty) Ltd v Oxford University Press Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (23368/12) [2015] ZAWCHC 68 (21 April 2015)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 June 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright Office Releases Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization; Recommends Burdensome Legislation

http://policynotes.arl.org/?p=1075

Copyright Terms and Extensions – How they Impact on Developing Countries

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