Decolonising copyright: building our creative and information economy, full debate - Cape Town

14 August 2019


Sean Flynn’s Cape Town presentation on Fair use and the Copyright Amendment bill.

14 August 2019

Sean Flynn is the Associate Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law, and a former clerk to Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson. He has been working on intellectual property and development projects in South Africa for over 20 years and lived in South Africa from 1999-2001.


Decolonising copyright: building our creative and information economy, full debate - Johannesburg

13 August 2019


Dear Mr President please sign the Copyright Amendment Bill & Performers Protection Amendment Bill

2 May 2019

An Appeal from the South African Guild of Actors Chairman Jack Devnarain.


Dear Mr President please sign the Copyright Amendment Bill & Performers Protection Amendment Bill

26 April 2019

An Appeal from the South African Guild of Actors.


Copyright Amendment Bill Recorded Stream

19 March 2019

The Copyright Amendment Bill has provoked a number of negative reactions in the wake of its passing before the National Assembly, with summits and symposiums by Copyright elitists claiming that the Bill will infringe on their copyrights. ReCreate in partnership with Wikimedia ZA feel that there is a need to remind the public of the true benefits and reasons we support the Copyright Amendment Bill. This panel discussion featured:

Prof Sean Flynn - American College of Law academic


UPDATES ON REFORMING THE COPYRIGHT ACT

5 December 2018

Today's vote in the House on the Copyright Amendment bill.

From 48:10 to 1:55:36 is the first vote on the Bill. There after until 2:58:44 they are voting on the Performers Protection Bill until the second vote on the Copyright Amendment Bill again from 2:58:44 to 3:07:55.

The Copyright Amendment Bill passed on the second vote with no abstentions, 197 “yes” votes and 4 “no” votes. The next step for the bill is to appear before the National Council of Provinces for concurrence.

Voting patters of each party on the Copyright Amendment bill.


FAIR USE IN SOUTH AFRICA

10 November 2018

Why Fair Use and the Copyright Amendment Bill is so important and needed in South Africa.