fair use

Draft Provisions for Amendment of the South African Copyright Act of 1978
Draft Provisions for Amendment of the South African Copyright Act of 1978 30 July 2015

South Africans should be able to make fair use of copyright materials. Fair use is important for technological innovation, reverse engineering, education and access to knowledge. Contracts and anti-circumvention rules should not be allowed to prevent South Africans from making fair use of copyright materials. South Africans should be able to bulk import copyright works including textbooks legitimately purchased outside South Africa. Here is a summary of APC’s recommendations to a Draft Amen...