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To embed a tweet or not?
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 23, 2016 — filed under: ,
Experts say it would amount to copyright infringement if the fair use clause is exploited.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry 3 Copyright Tips for Students and Educators
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 31, 2016 last modified Oct 07, 2016 12:42 AM — filed under: , ,
Copyright is a really complicated topic, and when it comes to online use of creative works, accidentally crossing the line between fair use and a copyright violation is easy. How do you know what is copyrighted? Recently Frederico Morando (Creative Commons, Italy) and I presented a training session on understanding copyright policies at Wikimania 2016, which was originally proposed by Wikipedian User:Jim Carter. We covered topics such as fundamentals of copyright, exclusive rights, Berne convention, copyleft, Creative Commons licenses, Public Domain, fair use, and copyfraud.
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Accessing pirated content might lead to prison term & Rs 3-lakh fine
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry US Copyright law faces constitutional challenge
by Anubha Sinha published Aug 11, 2016 — filed under: ,
In a major international development, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit to strike down the provisions on Digital Rights Management(DRM) in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. In this post, I discuss DRMs, the EFF lawsuit, and then draw upon the differences between the US and Indian copyright regime on DRM protection.
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International Copyright Law
by Prasad Krishna published May 15, 2016 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha will be attending the 2016 IViR Summer Course on International Copyright Law as a beneficiary of the OSF Civil Society Scholarship in Amsterdam from July 4 to 8, 2016. The event is being organized by the University of Amsterdam.
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Blog Entry Report of the 30th Session of the WIPO SCCR by the Centre for Internet & Society
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 23, 2016 last modified Apr 04, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , ,
This report was edited by Nehaa Chaudhari, Programme Officer; compiled with assistance from Nisha S.K., Administrator, and, Aarushi Bansal, Amulya P., and Saahil Dama, interns.
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Blog Entry Pervasive Technologies Project Presentations at the 4th Global Congress, 2015
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jan 20, 2016 last modified Jan 21, 2016 04:33 PM — filed under: , ,
These are the presentations made by the members of the PT Project team at the 4th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, 2015 at National Law University, New Delhi.
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Blog Entry 4th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest: Statement of Conclusion for the IP and Development track
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 25, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The 4th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest was held from December 15 to 17, 2015 in New Delhi. This post provides a summary of the event.
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CODE Session
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2015 last modified Jan 13, 2016 01:39 PM — filed under: ,
CODE Project is an IDRC funded project, and CIS is a partner institution, along with PIJIP at American University Washington College of Law, USA, Karisma Foundation, Colombia, Derechos Digitale, Chile, American Assembly, Columbia University, USA and FGV, Rio.
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Blog Entry National IPR Policy: Mapping the Stakeholders’ Response
by Akshath Mithal published Nov 24, 2015 last modified Nov 24, 2015 03:02 PM — filed under: , ,
The first draft of the National IPR Policy was released last December. Following that, a plethora of comments and suggestions was submitted to the DIPP on the same. In this post, I will focus on the comments that were available online and analyse the trends that I was able to find in the same and also highlight the many suggestions put forth by the stakeholders.
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