Some acts of parliament should not be signed into law but referred back for urgent modification or, in the case of the Copyright Amendment Act, torn up, because of the damage it may cause.

This is not simply about intellectual property rights in the creative and cultural sectors. Unless compromise is reached soon, or the act is scrapped and replaced, the implications for the R34bn annual SA exports to the US could be dire...

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