Coalition urges Ramaphosa to refer copyright bill back to Parliament

2019-09-10 15:51

The Coalition for Effective Copyright in South Africa has urged that the Copyright Amendment Bill be referred back to Parliament by President Cyril Ramaphosa for contentious points to be ironed out.

Google's lobbying drives haste around Copyright Bill

2019-04-19 06:00

South Africa is clearly the latest terrain of a world-wide tug-war between creators of authored works, publishers, cultural industries, tech firms and their activists over the protection of copyright, writes Collen Dlamini.

Sifiso Skenjana: Why loopholes in the Copyright Amendment Bill matter so much

2019-04-02 06:00

Protection of property rights goes hand in hand with economic growth, says Sifiso Skenjana.

Copyright Amendment Bill adoption postponed

2018-12-09 15:08

Thursday will be the final opportunity for the bill to be passed by the National Assembly.


Copyright bill will make cost of studying cheaper

2019-09-02 10:20

The adoption of fair use outlined in the pending Copyright Amendment Bill has long been endorsed by a number of public interest organisations. But the bill has been waiting for the president to sign it into law since at least April.

Hear our voices on the Copyright Amendment Bill

2019-04-15 13:19

We believe the Copyright Amendment Bill now before you will hurt the creators it aims to protect. If passed, it will reduce the income of content creators, and remove the incentive to create original works.

Davies warned that 'devastating' Copyright Amendment Bill could cost SA jobs

2019-03-18 22:30

The Copyright Amendment Bill can have a devastating impact on the creative industry, impacting jobs and revenue, a coalition of artists, writers and publishers has said.

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