Monthly Archives: March 2023

Global Gleanings #15: Disruption, disruption…

This quarterly column of news, views and snippets from the international literature of books, libraries, and information, appears in LIASA-in-Touch, the newsletter of the Library and Information Association of South Africa.  Long Covid The worst of the disruptive Covid pandemic … Continue reading

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Submissions to parliamentary hearings

Following up on my previous post, I can report that today (7 March 2023) I participated virtually in a hearing of the Standing Committee on Finance, Economic Opportunities, and Tourism, of the Parliament of the Western Cape Province, Cape Town, … Continue reading

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Unlikely allies oppose signing of South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill

In a previous post I wrote about South Africa’s seemingly never-ending struggle to enact new legislation to update its 1978 vintage copyright law. The Copyright Amendment Bill, Bill 2023-01-05, which has been in the making for the best part of … Continue reading

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