New copyright bill may negatively impact publishers - PASA

2017-08-02 21:00

The publishing industry will face significant negative consequences if the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill is introduced, warns the Publishers Association of SA.

Fin24 cleared of Defencex copyright infringement

2016-05-05 16:10

Moneyweb’s contention that Fin24 infringed copyright law on two stories at the heart of the copyright case has been deemed invalid by a judge in the South Gauteng High Court.

Fin24 vs Moneyweb: Landmark ruling on fair dealing in news reporting

2016-05-05 11:33

The copyright ruling vindicates Media24's conviction that its conduct was fair and lawful, says Media24 CEO Esmaré Weideman.

Jail terms over internet piracy

2013-09-22 11:05

Spain can jail the owners of websites that link to pirated content as the country tries to keep off a US list of countries where copyright is violated most.

Ericsson sues Samsung over patents

2012-11-27 14:58

Ericsson says it is suing Samsung Electronics for patent infringement after two years of talks failed to yield a license agreement.


The music industry moves into the 21st century

2017-03-22 12:11

For decades, the music industry has fought against the creation of remixes because they violated copyright. It also could not find ways to earn revenue from them. But now this is changing.

Moneyweb's plagiarism claims extravagant, rules judge

2016-05-05 14:51

Online business publication Moneyweb’s claim that Fin24 committed “plagiarism on an industrial scale” is extravagant, the South Gauteng High Court has ruled.

Software piracy increases literacy in Africa - study

2015-04-07 09:11

A study of piracy in 11 African countries that was produced by the African Governance and Development Institute indicates that software piracy may boost literacy.

Samsung's bill in Apple case reduced

2013-03-03 10:15

The two biggest rivals in the smartphone market will have to endure another bruising trial after a federal judge ruled that jurors miscalculated the damages.

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