Copyright

Dear Cyril, sign the Copyright Amendment Bill

Reasonable time has now passed for you to act, say the signatories of this open letter to the president and Cabinet ministers

USAf’s position on Bill in line with its mission

Universities South Africa takes exception to André Myburgh’s characterisation of its submission on the Copyright Amendment Bill

Send copyright Bill back to Parliament, Mr President

It may have good intentions but it fails to achieve what it sets out to do

Copyright Amendment Bill sent back for the right reasons

Parliament passed the Bill but the president has, for very good reason, did not sign it off

New copyright law will benefit South Africans with disabilities

South Africa's new Copyright Amendment Bill could help the country take an important step in tackling its own “book famine

Copyright law may change

Critics say the new law will favour tech giants like Google and negatively affect the creative industry

Woolies in baby sling boo-boo

After a blog accused the retailer of stealing the design, it apologised and stopped sales

EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech

Backing the draft were traditional media, in urgent search of income at a time when web users shun newspapers and television

My life as a stock photo

Before you sign a consent form for the use of your image, be aware of the far-reaching consequences

So who did plant the seed?

A dramatist and petrol attendant who wrote Imbewu is up against entertainment industry heavyweights behind the TV series Imbewu: The Seed

Elon Musk in copyright challenge over a farting unicorn

The techpreneur is accused of stealing a drawing of a farting unicorn and not crediting or paying the artist

Originality key to copyright

The internet and communications technology have changed the way we consume and gather news.

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Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

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South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

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Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences