AfricaArts & CultureBusinessEuropeFeaturesGlobal IssuesLaw & OrderNorth AmericaPoliticsSocietyWorld

How the US and EU pressured South Africa to delay copyright reform

An overhaul of South Africa’s copyright reform has been paused following pressure from the European Union and the United States.

When South African President Cyril Ramaphosa sent a copyright reform back to the parliament this week, he raised constitutional concerns as a reason to delay the bill.

  • Laura Kayali
  • Politico

But in the preceding months, the United States and the European Union — encouraged by the powerful cultural industry — had pressured him to postpone the legislation with threats of…

Video, movie, cinema concept. Retro camera, reels, clapperboard and director chair. 3d

While the U.S. tariff threats were out in the open, the European Commission’s campaign to hold up the legislation has been exposed in…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button
Close