Copyright Review Workshop

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Copyright Review Workshop

  1. 1. Copyright and new media Copyright review workshop 8 April 2008
  2. 2. Who am I? New media lawyer, blogger, social media nerd ...
  3. 3. Don’t panic
  4. 4. Content licensing
  5. 5. What is copyright? Exclusive rights Works embodying intellectual content Authorise others Perform certain acts (for example, to exploit works for personal gain or profit)
  6. 6. Is sharing caring? Copyright vests by default Copyright Act 98 of 1978 Severely limits how content can be used without permission Not conducive to Web 2.0 free luvin’
  7. 7. There are exemptions from copyright infringement

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