Copyright Amendment Bill

 
Does the Copyright Bill promote access?
Does the Copyright Bill promote access?
Exactly how the Copyright Amendment Bill will facilitate “access to education” and make education cheaper have not been made clear, not least...
Send copyright Bill back to Parliament, Mr President
Send copyright Bill back to Parliament, Mr President
I’d like to thank André Myburgh for his article “Why the president must send the...
Why the president must send the Copyright Amendment Bill back to Parliament
Why the president must send the Copyright Amendment Bill back to Parliament
The Copyright Act of 1978, last amended in 2002, urgently needed updating. But the Copyright Amendment Bill passed by Parliament earlier this year...
‘Lobbyists stall arts’ new dawn’
‘Lobbyists stall arts’ new dawn’
Lobby groups who benefit from the status quo in the entertainment and performing arts industries could be the reason the Performers Protection...
New copyright law will benefit South Africans with disabilities
New copyright law will benefit South Africans with disabilities
South Africa’s current copyright law was enacted 41 years ago. The
​The Copyright Amendment Bill is a recipe for recolonising education
​The Copyright Amendment Bill is a recipe for recolonising education
In an opinion piece published by the Mail & Guardian on August 19, Sanya Samtani makes...
The new copyright Bill could help unlock the doors of learning and culture
The new copyright Bill could help unlock the doors of learning and culture
If the project of decolonising education aims to shatter the barriers that keep formal learning within the province of the elite, in terms of both...
Copyright law may change
Copyright law may change
A new copyright law is just President Cyril Ramaphosa’s signature away from implementation, but critics are claiming that the legislation, which...
Appropriating knowledge without compensation is a danger
Appropriating knowledge without compensation is a danger
The goals of the Copyright Amendment Bill tabled by the National Council of Provinces are noble and shared by most South Africans interested in...
Visual artists hold thumbs for resale windfall
Visual artists hold thumbs for resale windfall
Last year, at a November auction run by Aspire Art Auctions, a 1991 William Kentridge drawing, Drawing from Mine (Soho with Coffee Plunger and...

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