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Blog Entry Preventive Detention for Copyright Violation: Karnataka Amends the 'Goondas' Act
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Aug 13, 2014 — filed under: ,
Last week, the Government of Karnataka amended the Karnataka Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug-Offenders, Gamblers, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders and Slum Gamblers Act, 1985 (“the Karnataka Goondas Act”). The Karnataka Goondas Act would now also apply to offences under the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 and the Information Technology Act, 2000. This article presents an overview on the various provisions of this law and discusses the potential impact of the amendment.
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WIPO: Scope and rights of potential broadcasting treaty clarified
by Prasad Krishna published May 06, 2014 last modified May 28, 2014 07:03 AM — filed under: ,
This post by Alexandra Bhattacharya was published in SUNS #7796 dated 5 May 2014.
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Blog Entry Transcripts of Discussions at WIPO SCCR 27
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Apr 30, 2014 last modified May 25, 2014 04:50 AM — filed under: , , ,
We are providing archival copies of the transcripts of the 27th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, which is being held in Geneva from April 28, 2014 to May 2, 2014.
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Blog Entry CIS Statement at 27th SCCR on the WIPO Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Apr 30, 2014 last modified May 01, 2014 02:27 PM — filed under: , , ,
The 27th Session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is being held in Geneva from April 28, 2014 to May 2, 2014. Nehaa Chaudhari, on behalf of CIS made the following statement on April 29, 2014.
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Blog Entry Signing and Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Apr 25, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 08:32 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society sent the following letter to the Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development on March 14, 2014.
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Blog Entry WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) 26th Session- Consolidated Notes (Part 3 of 3)
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 31, 2014 last modified Apr 01, 2014 09:48 AM — filed under: , ,
From December 16 to 20, 2013, the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) met for the 26th session. This blog post (Part 3 of 3) summarizes Day 4 of the proceedings of the 26th SCCR, based on my notes of the session and WIPO's transcripts.
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Blog Entry WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) 26th Session- Consolidated Notes (Part 2 of 3)
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 20, 2014 — filed under: , ,
From December 16 to 20, 2013, the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) met for the 26th session. This blog post (Part 2 of 3) summarizes Days 3 and 4 of the proceedings of the 26th SCCR, based on my notes of the session and WIPO's transcripts.
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Blog Entry 004: A License to Share
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 17, 2014 last modified Mar 20, 2014 05:38 AM — filed under: ,
In this blogpost Devika Agarwal, a 4th year student at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow, takes a first look at the Creative Commons 4.0 Licence.
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Zero Project Conference on Accessibility: Innovative Policies and Practices for Persons with Disabilities
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2014 last modified Mar 06, 2014 08:44 AM — filed under: , ,
Essl Foundation, the World Future Council and the European Foundation Centre convened an international conference at the United Nations Office in Vienna, Austria on February 27 and 28, 2014. Pranesh Prakash participated in the conference as a speaker. On February 27 he spoke on e-speak and on the following day (February 28) he spoke in a session on Copyright & the Marrakesh Treaty: Opportunities and Challenges.
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Pranesh Prakash: Influencing India's IP Laws
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 25, 2014 — filed under: , ,
Pranesh Prakash believes intellectual property laws need to evolve and change with time.
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