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Remarks from the Association for Progressive Communications on the Draft Online Regulation Policy of the Film and Publication Board of South Africa
Remarks from the Association for Progressive Communications on the Draft Online Regulation Policy of the Film and Publication Board of South Africa 15 July 2015 APC

1. Introduction On 4 March 2015, the Film and Publication Board (FPB) gazetted the Draft Online Regulation Policy (hereafter referred to as “the Policy) and opened it for public comment. The stated purposes of the Policy are to “bring about a comprehensive and fundamental transformation for online content regulation in the country”, “ensure that children are protected from exposure to disturbing and harmful content” and “ensure that classification and compliance monitoring focuses...

The Draft Online Regulation Policy of the Film and Publication Board of South Africa would allow classification of user-generated content
The Draft Online Regulation Policy of the Film and Publication Board of South Africa would allow classification of user-generated content 15 July 2015 APC

On 4 March 2015, the Film and Publication Board (FPB) gazetted the Draft Online Regulation Policy and opened it for public comment. The stated purposes of the Policy are to “bring about a comprehensive and fundamental transformation for online content regulation in the country”, “ensure that children are protected from exposure to disturbing and harmful content” and “ensure that classification and compliance monitoring focuses on media content, rather than on platforms or delivery t...

APC joins Global Library and Archives Community in welcoming new UN report on Copyright Policy and the Right to Science and Culture
APC joins Global Library and Archives Community in welcoming new UN report on Copyright Policy and the Right to Science and Culture 11 March 2015 APC

In March 2015 the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights presented a report to the 28th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding copyright policy in the context of cultural rights. APC joins the Global Library and Archives Community in welcoming the report that examines copyright from a critical but often neglected perspective: the human dimension.

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