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Blog Entry Privacy and the Indian Copyright Act, 1857 as Amended in 2010
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 20, 2010 last modified Aug 23, 2011 03:25 AM — filed under: , ,
In this post the author examines the issue of privacy in light of the Indian Copyright Act, 1857 as amended by the Copyright Amendment Bill in 2010. Four key questions are examined in detail and the author gives suitable recommendations for each of the questions that arise.
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June 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 23, 2010 last modified Aug 10, 2012 09:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet & Society. We bring you updates of our research, news and media coverage, information on events for the month of June 2010.
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Blog Entry Analysis of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 18, 2010 last modified Sep 21, 2011 06:01 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
CIS analyses the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, from a public interest perspective to sift the good from the bad, and importantly to point out what crucial amendments should be considered but have not been so far.
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Blog Entry A Guide to Key IPR Provisions of the Proposed India-European Union Free Trade Agreement
by Glover Wright published Jul 13, 2010 last modified Aug 30, 2011 01:06 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society presents a guide for policymakers and other stakeholders to the latest draft of the India-European Union Free Trade Agreement, which likely will be concluded by the end of the year and may hold serious ramifications for Indian businesses and consumers.
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May 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published May 23, 2010 last modified Aug 10, 2012 10:00 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet & Society. We bring you updates of our research, news and media coverage and information on our events in this bulletin of May 2010
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Blog Entry The 2010 Special 301 Report Is More of the Same, Slightly Less Shrill
by Pranesh Prakash published May 13, 2010 last modified Oct 03, 2011 05:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Pranesh Prakash examines the numerous flaws in the Special 301 from the Indian perspective, to come to the conclusion that the Indian government should openly refuse to acknowledge such a flawed report. He notes that the Consumers International survey, to which CIS contributed the India report, serves as an effective counter to the Special 301 report.
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Blog Entry Technological Protection Measures in the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 28, 2010 last modified May 17, 2012 04:51 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
In this post Pranesh Prakash conducts a legal exegesis of section 65A of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, which deals with the stuff that enables 'Digital Rights/Restrictions Management', i.e., Technological Protection Measures. He notes that while the provision avoids some mistakes of the American law, it still poses grave problems to consumers, and that there are many uncertainties in it still.
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April 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 23, 2010 last modified Aug 13, 2012 04:51 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! We bring you updates of our research, events and news for the month of April 2010.
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March 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2010 last modified Aug 13, 2012 05:02 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! We bring you updates of our research, news, and events for the month of March 2010 in this bulletin.
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Blog Entry Arguments Against Software Patents in India
by Pranesh Prakash published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Mar 13, 2012 10:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
CIS believes that software patents are harmful for the software industry and for consumers. In this post, Pranesh Prakash looks at the philosophical, legal and practical reasons for holding such a position in India. This is a slightly modified version of a presentation made by Pranesh Prakash at the iTechLaw conference in Bangalore on February 5, 2010, as part of a panel discussing software patents in India, the United States, and the European Union.
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