Can Nigeria lead the way in modernising outdated copyright laws through expanded exceptions? – Walled Culture

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Summary:

"Nigeria, is in the process of reforming its outdated 1988 copyright law....

As the IPKat post explains, the executive Bill is particularly strong when it comes to exceptions to copyright. These are increasingly seen as a legal way to break down the walls locking up so much creative material, freeing them for myriad new uses. The executive Bill proposes some general exceptions, including a “fair dealing” provision that is similar to the powerful US “fair use” approach...."

Link:

https://walledculture.org/can-nigeria-lead-the-way-in-modernising-outdated-copyright-laws-through-expanded-exceptions/

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oa.new oa.nigeria oa.copyright oa.legislation oa.fair_use oa.south oa.africa

Date tagged:

12/01/2021, 11:46

Date published:

12/01/2021, 06:46