oa The African Journal of Information and Communication - Editorial note to Issue 16

Volume 2015, Issue 16
  • ISSN : 2077-7205
  • E-ISSN: 2077-7213



Innovation in technology, in production of goods and services, in business processes, in formal and informal economic settings, in electronic media and audio-visual content, in music - all these and other fields of innovation sit on foundations of knowledge, either private or common, appropriated via various mechanisms, including intellectual property (IP) tools. For almost two decades, the movement for access to knowledge (A2K) has slowly emerged, seeking open approaches to appropriation and IP and giving rise to a range of new phenomena for investigation.

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