Posts Tagged ‘copyright review’

Our contexts, our rights. Copyright in BISA

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 2:45 No Comments

As part of the Ford Foundation funded project Local Contexts, Global Commons, a trio of intrepid academics immersed themselves in the local copyright acts of their countries, to compile a copyright review that encompasses the current status of copyright in Brazil, India and South Africa. As three pivotal developing nations, it was important to see […]

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The African Commons Project is blacked out

Friday, February 20, 2009 14:51 1 Comment

There’s a political campaign spreading across the internet, one that is ‘turning out the lights‘ on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter profile pictures, and throwing a dark shadow on blogs around the world. It’s all because of an unfair amendment to the Copyright Act in New Zealand that will threaten the rights to privacy and access […]

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The Open Copyright Review

Monday, November 10, 2008 21:24 No Comments

Throughout 2008, The African Commons Project has been working in conjunction with the Shuttleworth Foundation in Cape Town, on the Open Copyright Review. The review was a project that aimed to engage civil society and ordinary South Africans in a review of how they understand copyright, and how South African copyright law affects them and […]

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