PETITION AGAINST THE SIGNING INTO LAW, THE CURRENT AMENDMENTS TO THE COPYRIGHT ACT No. 98 of 1978 BY HONORABLE PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA.
#1I am against the bill in its current version. It is detrimental to the creative industry.
Sibu Mabena (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#4i authorise sibu mabena and support her movement with my signature
Elvis Ndimande (Pretoria , 2019-03-23)
#8I’m against it
Siya Metane (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#19I am signing because I am a creative and I need my rights to be respected, protected and upheld by the government.
Tebogo Maribe (Lichtenburg, 2019-03-23)
#20I'm A Musician Composer
SPACE LOGIC (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
Tlapi Mashaba (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#35We the collective creative industry of content creators through this petition, appeal to you Mr.President not to sign this Bill until a thorough review, more engagement and an adequate independent impact study and review process have been executed and amendments made on the findings.
Siphiwe Moletsane (East London , 2019-03-23)
#37Because I don’t want the president to sign the new copyright bill!
Itumeleng Sebola (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#38I’m signing this petition because this Bill will literally suffocate our right to creative expression! It can not come to life!
Thabang Manyelo (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#42I signing this because I would like the work of creators (music composers and authors) to be highly protected against the user of the work ,
The user should recognize and respectfully request a permission from the original owner of the work (composer/author) ,
It should clearly state that it’s legally binding to credit the owners of the work before using the work.
It should be up to the owner of the work to agree to any usage Fair Use or not .
Karabo Motijoane (Rewlatch, 2019-03-23)
#45This amendment is daylight robbery to hard working artists & this bill will strip the creative industry of original work and defect the growth of original works.
Thabitha Nkadimeng (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#46I'm not trying to see my dudes get fvvkd over for the intellectual property and dope ideas, it also doesnt make sense to try take(not even buy), take someone's work from their country only to sell it back its people... Oh shit, That is what they've been doing since the beginning
Lindani Mabaso (Vereeniging , 2019-03-23)
#51I am an Artist and it is my Right to get compensated for every ounce of creativity I put out In the world and no one has the right to use it without my permission.
Daniel Za (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#52The current bill does not fairly protect and compensate the creatives for their work.
Pula Twala (johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#57This bill is wrong and needs further consultations
Mandla Walter Dube (Pretoria , 2019-03-23)
#58I sign this petition because the amendments do not protect the rights of content creators namely, Authors, Scriptwriters, Music Composers, Fine artists, Designers, Songwriters, essentially anyone who has created an idea this impacts our Heritage, Culture and the ultimate identity of our country. The South African creative Industry is at stake.
All authors of any kind must be offered adequate protection on their IP and all Copyrights.
BlackRock ZuluRock (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#61I'm Signing Because I'm An Artist!
Boitumelo Motloung (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#63This effects me and other artists directly. It will have a much greater effect on SA as a whole moving forward
Onke Mazaleni (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#65This will lead to the perishing of most of our local artists please reconsider
Keaobaka Matsemela (Rustenburg, 2019-03-23)
#71I believe all creatives deserve to have their intellectual property protected!!
Kudzai Mureriwa (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#73I'm signing because... (optional)
Arabela Shala (Cape Town, 2019-03-23)
#75This Bill if signed in it's current form it will kill our cultural and creative industries and make big multinational tech companies more wealthy at the expense of our creatives
Lesiba Mothoa (Gauteng, 2019-03-23)
#76I am ana artist and this bill will rob me
Didintle Mokhine (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#77I agree with it
Miso Tini (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#87I am an artist and I do not want to be shortchanged. I want to derive all the value from my work.
Lerato Masubelele (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#94The Rights of South African Content Creators is compromised by too much ambiguityto a Bill that does not outrigh protect Intellectual Property against Multinational and Other Digital Platforms.
Themba Sibeko (Randburg, 2019-03-23)
#96I'm signing so that we don't let creative people suffer
Sibusiso Mkhwanazi (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#97The bill must not be signed
Pride Mojela (Tembisa, 2019-03-23)
#101I'm signing because as a songwriter, composer and music publisher, I feel that the CAB does not protect me or my fellow copyright creators.
It needs to be reworked so that it can favor us so that we can be paid for our creative work.
Thando Nyameni (Durban, 2019-03-23)
#104Im signing because as an artists, the current bill cripples artsists and protect their work.
Sizwe Moeketsi (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#107I’m extremely devastated, and taken aback that our government sees absolutely nothing wrong with taking the little that we have left as creatives in this country.
Exquisite Vince (Ekurhuleni , 2019-03-23)
#110Some girl posted this on Twitter.. so im helping her now
Ben Mabesa (Vanderbijlpark, 2019-03-23)
#113I'm signing because I'd like to pursue a career in the creative industry.
Smilo Dube (Bloemfontein, 2019-03-23)
#114I am highly against the signing of this act
Simphiwe Jele (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#115I'm signing this because I'm an artist who believes musicians also have rights to their music and money generated from it
Noni Rwaxa (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#116Because we need to protect the creator of works
Maxhoba Maponya (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#125I'm an artist too and I somehow didn't realize the significance it has on me
Luyanda Lukope (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#128I'm signing this pertition because I am an artist and my livelihood is at risk.
Sizwe Mahlangu (Moloto, 2019-03-23)
#130I believe this will harm us even more
Shimza Raphala (JHB, 2019-03-23)
#131I am signing because I believe this Bill severely threatens the future ability of our overall economy through its intention to erode the economic potential and contribution yo job creation of the creative sector. In the 2016-2017 financial year the film industry was the third largest contributor to the GDP, well ahead of even Tourism and Trade, with a higher multiplier at 2.89. That is just the film industry. This Bill will deal all of this robust activity a huge blow. The big tech Cos will be the major beneficiaries from this Bill's signing into law. Passing this Bill will mean our authorities don't give a damn about our culture, our heritage, our contribution to the identity of South Africa, and our already precarious livelihoods.
Mickey Dube (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#135It's affects my livelihood as creative/brand Manager and artist and I would like it not to be approved
Sthembiso Mabena (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#138By signing, I authorize Sibu Mabena to hand over my signature to those who have power on this issue.
Thapelo Mohasoa (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#141I'm signing because as a creator the signing of the Bill will impact how my creative works are impacted.
Jené Burgers (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#143We have to ensure that the creative industry doesn’t fall victim to bad government policies.
Bokamoso Noah Moeli (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#145As a creative we already barely making money to feed our families,with this copyright amendments things will get worse and hurt many south Africans small businesses.
Angelot Gallet (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#151Greed side Bantu benkosi this needs to stop..look at the unemployment rate already and by fore going with this Bill.... you're only making it worse the whole creative industry will collapse....so please manene let's do the right thing....
Sibusiso Ncobo (Mogale city, 2019-03-23)
#152Artists will loose their wealth to this bill!
Kgomotso Meso (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#157I don't want my work to be used anywhere without my consent
Ntswaki Phiri (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#164I’m signing because creative rights are key to freelancers trying to make it out here
Khanya Siyengo (Cape Town, 2019-03-23)
#167I am a recording artist who writes all his material and material for other performing artists. My copyright is critical.
Zothile Langa (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)
#172Artists deserve to own their art and live better kives
Katlego Chogole (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#174It’s the right thing to do
Clive Shabalala-Smith (Randburg, 2019-03-23)
#178Artist deserve recognition for they work
Queen Tsebetsebe (Tshwane, 2019-03-23)
#181I'm signing this because my fellow mates,are gonna suffer and some are dependent on that royalties.
Morena Mokhethi (Pretoria, 2019-03-23)
#184I'm signing because our livelihood depends on our creative work, if u take this away from us we gonna continue dying pauper
Motlatsi Mafatshe (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#193PETITION AGAINST THE SIGNING INTO LAW, THE CURRENT AMENDMENTS TO THE COPYRIGHT ACT No. 98 of 1978 BY HONORABLE PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA
Aubrey Gumula (Gauteng, 2019-03-23)
#196I’m a producer, creative, publisher. My livelihood will be severely affected because of this.
Marvin Cohen (Johannesburg , 2019-03-23)
#199Im full support of the bill not bring amended.
Euphonik Nkosi (Johannesburg, 2019-03-23)