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Will the Copyright Law Help the Starving Artist?
by Prasad Krishna published May 29, 2012 — filed under: ,
By law, producers are no longer allowed to keep all the royalties to songs, lyrics or other works of arts. Now, these rights will have to be shared with the artist who created them.
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File Right to Knowledge for Persons with Print Impairment: A Proposal to Amend the Indian Copyright Regime
by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 04, 2009 10:18 AM — filed under: ,
This re­search paper de­tails the need for an amend­ment of the pre­sent pro­vi­sions of Copy­right laws and help en­able the print im­paired gain ac­cess to pub­lished works. The paper was sub­mit­ted to the Min­istry of Human Re­source and De­vel­op­ment in Novem­ber to ap­praise it of the needs of the print dis­abled com­mu­ni­ty. The paper is up for pub­lic com­ments and we wel­come your feed­back for this on­go­ing cam­paign.
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Gandhi, Freedom, and the Dilemmas of Copyright
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 29, 2012 last modified Apr 28, 2012 04:11 AM — filed under: , , ,
To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary, the Centre for Internet and Society cordially invites you to a talk by Prof. Shyamkrishna Balganesh of the University of Pennsylvania on Gandhi, Freedom, and the Dilemmas of Copyright on 30 January 2012 at 6.00 p.m.
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Blog Entry 35th SCCR: CIS Statement on GRULAC Proposal for Analysis of Copyright in the Digital Environment
by Anubha Sinha published Nov 17, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 35th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from 13 November, 2017 to 18 November, 2017, made this statement on the agenda 'Other Matters' on behalf of CIS on Day 5, 17 November, 2017.
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Seminar on Rethinking Copyright and Licensing for Digital Publishing Today (Delhi, January 23)
by Anubha Sinha published Jan 20, 2017 last modified Jan 21, 2017 02:51 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Against the backdrop of a growing global and domestic digital publishing industry on one hand and the recent judgment by the Delhi High Court that upheld the education exception to reproduction of academic and literary works, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council, Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi, and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organising a seminar to discuss and reflect on the relevance and functions of copyright and licensing within the transforming market practices and legal structures of the publishing industry today.
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File Indian Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended by Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010)
by admin last modified Aug 24, 2011 06:58 AM — filed under: , ,
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File Indian Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended by the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010)
by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 22, 2011 01:28 PM — filed under: ,
This is a version of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, as it would appear if the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, were adopted in toto. This has been produced to aid commentators, and is not meant to serve any other purpose. Errors may remain in it, despite my best efforts. If you find any, please e-mail <[email protected]>. (Version 0.96 / Last updated: Friday, May 28, 2010)
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by Nehaa Chaudhari published Apr 14, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
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Blog Entry Super Cassettes v. MySpace (Redux)
by Anubha Sinha published Jan 16, 2017 last modified Jan 18, 2017 02:31 PM — filed under: , , ,
The latest judgment in the matter of Super Cassettes v. MySpace is a landmark and progressive ruling, which strengthens the safe harbor immunity enjoyed by Internet intermediaries in India. It interprets the provisions of the IT Act, 2000 and the Copyright Act, 1957 to restore safe harbor immunity to intermediaries even in the case of copyright claims. It also relieves MySpace from pre-screening user-uploaded content, endeavouring to strike a balance between free speech and censorship. CIS was one of the intervenors in the case, and has been duly acknowledged in the judgment.
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Blog Entry Feedback to Draft Copyright Rules, 2012
by Pranesh Prakash published Sep 29, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 04:53 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society submitted its written comments on the Draft Copyright Rules, 2012 to Mr. G.R. Raghavender, Registrar of Copyrights & Director (BP&CR), Ministry of Human Resource Development.
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