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About Copy South

The Copy South Research Group was established in December 2004. It is a loosely-affiliated group of researchers based in a number of countries across the south and the north who seek to research the inner workings of the global copyright system and its largely negative effects on the global south.

Articles by Copy South

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Education and development on the high seas of copyright infringement

When is a pirate not a pirate? When he's trying to get an education. Alan Story, Colin Darch and Debora Halbert track the course of the criminalisation of copyright infringement from western bedrooms to the university campuses of the developing world.
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