A display from The Art of Banksy: Without Limits exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bangkok. Banksy’s Pest Control website states: “Banksy has NOTHING to do with any of the current or recent exhibitions and they are nothing like a genuine Banksy show.”
The artist who once declared “copyright is for losers” finds himself locked in a legal battle over use of his artwork.
Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow’s new book reveals the tricks behind ‘Chokepoint Capitalism’ – how big corporations use low prices to lock in users and creators, while locking out real competition.
It’s not a copyright infringement, it’s a far more complicated and personal issue.
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The Productivity Commission has proposed inauthentic Indigenous art should be labelled. But ‘fake art’ is only part of the problem.
After 20 years of copyright battles, publishers have still not found a way to make the most of the potential of digital books.
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Buys, the award-winning novel by Willem Anker, uses lines without credit from the Irish writer - not the first such literary controversy it has raised.
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It’s not the role of copyright law to limit creativity.
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This week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the federal government had made the Aboriginal flag ‘freely available for public use’. What does this mean from a legal standpoint?
The Aboriginal flag cannot just be ‘freed’. It is an emblem of our emotion, our loves and losses. It holds our faith, our hope and our future.
Walter Bgoya’s passion for reading goes back to the 1950s. But his worldview was shaped in the 1960s.
Despite a succession of different challenges, Bgoya’s approach has been consistent.
New Zealanders won’t see the full text of the UK free trade agreement until it is signed, meaning it will proceed without open public debate – despite locking in constraints on future governments.
Welcome to the world of digital property.
There’s a difference between owning property and owning the copyright in that property.
Laying claim to a dance isn’t as straightforward as doing the same for a poem.
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In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism.
Dockside Reading: how dockside protocols shaped copyright and censorship.
How colonial Customs protocols shaped copyright and censorship.
Digitizing archives can make information more accessible, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
During the coronavirus pandemic, digitizing archives can help increase access. But in addition to the labour and financial costs, issues of privacy, copyright and resources need to be considered.
Distance learning has its advantages, but requires the correct technology and respect for intellectual property rights.
Distance learning requires not only the right technologies, but also policies that respect intellectual property and personal data. Open educational resources are an approach that is gathering support.
Ijebu Garri refers to processed cassava from the Ijebu region of western Nigeria.
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Africa needs to take advantage of a copyright law to protect and explore its unique local products.
Line illustrations by Mary Shepard © The Shepard Trust. Reproduced with permission from Curtis Brown Group Limited on behalf of The Shepard Trust
Born Christmas day, 1909, Mary Shepard greatly helped shape the image of Mary Poppins that carries through to today.
Thomas Edison remains the poster child of American invention 89 years after his death.
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The story of invention in America typically features larger-than-life caricatures of white men like Thomas Edison while largely ignoring the contributions of women and people of color.
The changes for allow access to orphan works and put beyond doubt the right of academics to quote from copyrighted works.