Copyright and piracy explored at IPA Nigeria seminar

Copyright and piracy explored at IPA Nigeria seminar

The threat to copyright, and thereby to African publishers, posed by “big tech” was raised by International Publishers Association President Michiel Kolman at the IPA’s first seminar on African publishing held in Lagos, Nigeria yesterday (9th May).

“The current discussion around exceptions and limitations [in educational publishing for example] pits the global north against the global south in a proxy war for big tech to erode copyright,” he said.  “This development directly undermines your efforts in building a sustainable market for African publishers.”

Entitled ‘Publishing for Sustaina...

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