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Safrea Western Cape to host 'Know your copyrights'

Safrea Western Cape is hosting an evening event to unpack what freelancers need to know about copyright this Thursday, 27 August at 6.30pm at Codebridge, Newlands, Cape Town...

This event will cover the basics of what copyright is and a freelancer's rights, once their work has been commissioned and published; what the Protection of Personal Information Act requires and the changing landscape of data privacy law in South Africa; and an update on the dti's proposed amendments to South Africa's Copyright Act.

Panel of experts

    • Geof Kirby is a commercial, industrial and architectural photographer. He is recognised as an authority on copyright and is currently serving Safrea's national task team in framing a response to the proposed Amendment to Copyright Act Bill.

    • David Luyt is a law-of-technology attorney and a protection of personal information (POPI) professional, electronic signature expert, and online business aficionado.

The event is free for Safrea members, R40 for non-members and R20 for students. RSVP to moc.liamg@pvsraerfas. for more information, click here.

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