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EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech
EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech
The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial EU copyright law that hands more power to news and record companies against internet...
My life as a stock photo
My life as a stock photo
Picture this: you’re browsing the internet in the usual unfocused daze. Suddenly, you catch the gaze of a familiar face staring back at you. Your...
So who did plant the seed?
So who did plant the seed?
Sinethemba Twani (29) is a budding playwright from Gugulethu in Cape Town.
Elon Musk in copyright challenge over a farting unicorn
Elon Musk in copyright challenge over a farting unicorn
It all started with a unicorn seemingly enjoying a bout of flatulence, which led to techpreneur Elon Musk being involved in a copyright law dispute...
Originality key to copyright
Originality key to copyright
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYPeople can access it 24 hours a day in real time. But it’s also easier and faster to copy copyright-protected...
You thought we wouldn't notice - but we did
You thought we wouldn't notice - but we did
In South Africa, intellectual property theft of photographs, design and artwork is surprisingly common, generally...
Letters to the editor: March 20 to 26 2015
Letters to the editor: March 20 to 26 2015
I don't read newspapers, but it so happened that the woman in front of me in the queue in Spar forgot her copy of the Mail & Guardian,...
Justin Bieber and Usher sued for copyright infringement
Justin Bieber and Usher sued for copyright infringement
The lawsuit also accuses Bieber's mentor, R&B singer Usher,...
Apple takes on Samsung designs
Apple takes on Samsung designs
Lawyers for both tech giants faced off on Tuesday for opening statements in the highly anticipated US patent trial, where Apple has accused Samsung...
Artists petition government for copyright reform
Artists petition government for copyright reform
Led by singer Sibongile Khumalo, artists calling for changes to copyright legislation handed over a petition to the ministry of trade and industry...
Internet backlash over Pirate Bay prosecutors
Internet backlash over Pirate Bay prosecutors
Lawyers who helped prosecute The Pirate Bay have become the latest targets in an internet backlash over the decision to jail the site's founders....
Pirate Bay file-share four guilty, get year in jail
Pirate Bay file-share four guilty, get year in jail
A Swedish court handed down a guilty verdict and a year in prison on Friday to all four defendants in a copyright test case involving The Pirate...

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