IP Rights Default to Creator

Most governments by default keep IP rights, and thus the right to prevent open sourcing the code. In SA at least there are provisions that allow staff to retain IP rights in very special circumstances, with high-level approvals. What if we changed that so IP rights by default go to the creator, with a perpetual license to the government department that commissioned the work? Only with affirmative effort would government ...more »

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