Four political parties trying to block South Africa’s copyright progress

On 1 September 2022, the Copyright Amendment Bill was passed by the National Assembly with 163 votes for and 45 votes against the Bill. There were no abstentions. The Bill will now go to the National Council of Provinces. It is a progressive Bill that will afford South Africans rights similar to those enjoyed by people in many countries … Read more

Copyright Bill is a gateway to accessible knowledge and creativity – not American roulette

Written by Denise Nicholson Published on 3 June 2020 In the Covid-19 lockdown situation, the Copyright Bill’s provisions for better access to information for education, research, libraries and archives, museums and galleries, and people with disabilities are desperately needed. Collen Dlamini, the author of the Daily Maverick Opinionista “Copyright Bill: We dodged one bullet – … Read more