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Blog Entry India- EU FTA: A Note on the Copyright Issues
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jun 18, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 06:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In this blog post, Nehaa Chaudhari gives us an overview of some of the provisions of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the copyright issues identified therein.
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Blog Entry CIS Intervention on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired at SCCR/SS/GE/2/13
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 25, 2013 last modified Apr 25, 2013 11:57 AM — filed under: , , ,
The informal session and special session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights was organised by WIPO in Geneva from April 18 to April 20, 2013. Pranesh Prakash participated in the session and spoke about the rights of the visually impaired. An abridged version of this was read out during the meeting on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 22:15 due to time restrictions.
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Land and Social Justice - An introduction to Georgism
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2013 last modified Apr 28, 2013 07:06 AM — filed under: , , ,
Cherry G Mathew will be giving a public talk on Georgism at the office of the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore on April 12, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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WIPO To Negotiate Treaty For The Blind In June; ‘Still Some Distance To Travel’
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 21, 2012 last modified Dec 21, 2012 11:50 AM — filed under: , ,
In a swift 15 minute session this morning delegates at the World Intellectual Property Organization extraordinary assembly agreed to convene a high-level meeting in Morocco in June to finalise a treaty on international exceptions to copyrights on books in special formats for visually impaired people.
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Blog Entry Comments on the Broadcast Treaty and Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries and Archives
by Smitha Krishna Prasad published Nov 29, 2012 last modified Dec 04, 2012 11:11 PM — filed under: , , ,
This November at WIPO the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights was witness to a tough negotiation on the proposed Treaty providing access to copyrighted materials to visually impaired persons. In between these discussions, the SCCR also found time to have two short plenary sessions on the proposed broadcast treaty as well as working documents on exceptions for libraries and archives.
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Blog Entry Transcripts of Discussions at WIPO SCCR 25
by Smitha Krishna Prasad published Nov 20, 2012 last modified Dec 05, 2012 12:58 AM — filed under: , , ,
We are providing archival copies of the transcripts of the 25th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, which is being held in Geneva from November 19, 2012 to November 23, 2012.
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Blog Entry Super Cassettes v. MySpace
by Ujwala Uppaluri published Oct 30, 2012 last modified Oct 31, 2012 10:27 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Delhi High Court’s judgment in Super Cassettes v. MySpace last July is worrying for a number of reasons. The court failed to appreciate the working of intermediaries online and disregard all pragmatic considerations involved. The consequences for free expression and particularly for file sharing by users of services online are especially unfavourable.
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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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Entertainment industry and Internet piracy in focus
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 17, 2012 — filed under: , ,
The first-of-its-kind initiative by the anti-piracy cell of the Kerala Police to register cases against 1,010 Internet users for uploading or downloading the Malayalam film Bachelor Party has sparked a debate between social media experts and legal puritans on what the law actually says.
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Meeting of the Global Network on Flexible Limitations and Exceptions
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 15, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 05:59 AM — filed under:
American University Washington College of Law organized a meeting of the Global Network in Washington D.C., on September 12 to 15, 2012. Pranesh Prakash was one of the 25 participants.
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