Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 June 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Karjiker stoops low with claims that Blind SA being used in Copyright Amendment Bill fight

You have hurt and insulted visually impaired people, Professor Karjiker

Proposals for Copyright Law and Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Australian copyright law is inhibiting the development of AI – what options does the Australian government have?

Emergency Remote Teaching: a study of copyright and data protection terms of popular online services (Part I)

Emergency Remote Teaching: a study of copyright and data protection policies of popular online services (Part II)

Public Statement of Library Copyright Specialists: Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research

Reading Aloud: Fair Use Enables Translating Classroom Practices to Online Learning


Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communications:

The Digital Divide

Internet Archive ends “emergency library” early to appease publishers

Changed, Changed Utterly

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