Published on April 26, 2008
Copyright and new media Copyright review workshop 25 April 2008
Who am I?
What is copyright? Exclusive rights Works embodying intellectual content Authorise others Perform certain acts (for example, to exploit works for personal gain or proﬁt)
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’
There are exemptions from copyright infringement
There is another option ...