Copyright & A2K Issues - 28 June 2012

Intellectual Property:

Canadian Copyright Laws Being Amended by Bill C11 – Latest News

http://www.copyrightlaws.com/canadian/canadian-copyright-laws-being-amended-by-bill-c-11/

Sunil Abraham: Copyright amendment: bad, but could have been much worse (India)

http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/sunil-abraham-copyright-amendment-badcould-have-been-much-worse/476845/

Ebooks shouldn't be restricted by European borders

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jun/28/ebooks-restricted-european-borders?CMP=twt_gu

ACTA endangers innovation and fundamental rights

http://acta.ffii.org/?p=1549

 

Traditional Knowledge:

Sixteen countries meet to protect intangible property

http://www.thejakartapost.com/bali-daily/2012-06-28/sixteen-countries-meet-protect-intangible-property.html

 

Open Access, A2K  & Scholarly Communication:

Designing Open Projects - Lessons From Internet Pioneers

http://www.businessofgovernment.org/sites/default/files/Designing%20Open%20Projects.pdf

"Open Access eBooks" eBook is on GitHub

http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2012/06/open-access-ebooks-ebook-is-on-github.html

Shoah Foundation Completes Digitization of Holocaust Survivor Testimonies

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-shoah-foundation-completes-digitization-of-holocaust-survivor-testimonies-20120625,0,4541878.story

 

Access issues for Persons with Disabilities:

TV Captioning Win for Deaf

http://www.newsmaker.com.au/news/17807

 

Digitisation Matters:

A Digital Asset Sustainability and Preservation Cost Bibliography

http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2012/06/a-digital-asset-sustainability-and-preservation-cost-bibliography/?goback=%2Egde_4158855_member_128584609

 

  

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