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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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Blog Entry Consumers International IP Watchlist 2012 — India Report
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 16, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Pranesh Prakash prepared the India Report for Consumers International IP Watchlist 2012. The report was published on the A2K Network website.
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Blog Entry Ring Side View : Update on WIPO Negotiations on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired
by Rahul Cherian published Aug 13, 2012 last modified Aug 13, 2012 04:34 AM — filed under: , , ,
As a legal advisor of the World Blind Union and part of the World Blind Union delegation to the 24th meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) that concluded on July 25, 2012 I had a ring side seat to the negotiations that happened between Member States in relation to the Treaty.
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Copyright Law: More Than A Moral Obligation
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 13, 2012 — filed under: ,
It was a cozy and warm atmosphere in a bookstore in South Delhi — with plenty of cushions thrown on the floor — that I attended a delightful book launch for children. The book was displayed prominently, along with some fabulous original illustrations done by the author, from which the book illustrator had been “inspired”. I clicked some photographs with my smartphone. The publishers, based in another city, couldn't attend the event. So, I thought why not mail it to them, they are fraternity. Soon, a newsletter popped into my mailbox from the same publisher, with a lovely write-up of the book launch accompanied by my photographs, but with no acknowledgement given to me. I was disappointed.
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Blog Entry CIS's Statement at SCCR 24 on Exceptions & Limitations for Libraries and Archives
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 25, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
This was the statement delivered by Pranesh Prakash on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the 24th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyrights and Related Rights on the issue of exceptions and limitations for libraries and archives.
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File WIPO SCCR 24 Pre-lunch Text (July 24, 2012)
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 25, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
This is a rough transcript of the WIPO-SCCR discussions.
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File WIPO SCCR 24 Pre-lunch Text (July 23, 2012)
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 25, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
This is a rough transcript of the WIPO-SCCR discussions.
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