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The rights to a database | Who owns the copyright in data?

Databases and the data in them have become very valuable assets. People often ask, what is the law relating to data ownership? What is a database? How do you define a database in an agreement? How does the law [...]

Copying from online databases without consent

If a website provider includes databases on its site, can it stop other people from using or reproducing data from those databases? Yes. A database is protected as a literary work under the Copyright Act 98 of 1978 whilst computer [...]

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