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Intellectual Property

20 Years of Copyright Wars

AI Creating ‘Art’ Is an Ethical and Copyright Nightmare

Copyright and the Progress of Science: Why Text and Data Mining Is Lawful

Copyright resources

COSATU notes the National Assembly’s passage of the Copyright Amendment Bill

Creatives, parties divided over passage of Copyright Amendment Bill

Fair Use/Fair Dealing resources

International Copyright Flexibilities for Prevention, Treatment and Containment of COVID-19

National Assembly Passes SA Copyright Amendment Bill (Sept 2022)

Navigating Copyright for Librarians (OA book)

New copyright bill will take South Africa into the 21st century at last

SA Copyright Amendment Bill (B13D-2017) approved by National Assembly 1 September 2022

SA Copyright Amendment Bill and Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill passed 2022

SA Parliament passes Copyright Amendment Bill 2022

SA Parliament passes two new entertainment industry Bills 

Supporters, Opponents Weigh in on Internet Archive Copyright Battle

Taking IP “Rights” Too Seriously – A Look Through History

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Releases a Revamped Website, Helps Library Advocates Assert Rights in Digital Era

The Nigerian Copyright Bill 2022

The Right to Research in Africa: Making African Copyright Whole

Why Meta’s project to translate automatically between 200 languages will be stymied by copyright

WIPO General Assembly moves to diplomatic conferences on designs and traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources

Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication

A South African university publisher makes it to 100. A rare and important event

ANGOLA – Want to ramp up research? Open-access practices may help

No more paywalls for public research, says White House

Open Access Is Essential for Low-Income Countries

Still Ambiguous at Best? Revisiting “If We Don’t Know What Citations Mean, What Does it Mean When We Count Them”

The researchers using AI to analyse peer review

The Surprising Economics of Digital Lending

UCT Press Returns Home

What they are saying:  White House Federally Funded Research Guidance Hailed as a Win for Innovation and Equity