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ಸೃಜನಶೀಲತೆಗೆ ಸಂದ ಗೌರವ

ಸೃಜನಶೀಲತೆಗೆ ಸಂದ ಗೌರವ

by Lawrence Liang — last modified Jun 18, 2012 11:22 AM

ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ಆವಿಷ್ಕಾರಗಳು `ಕೃತಿ ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯ` ಎಂಬ ಪರಿಕಲ್ಪನೆಯನ್ನು ಅದರ ಮಾಮೂಲು ಅರ್ಥದಲ್ಲಿ ಬಳಸಲು ಸಾಧ್ಯವಾಗದಂತೆ ಮಾಡಿವೆ. ತಡವಾಗಿಯಾದರೂ ಭಾರತದ ಸಂಸತ್ತು `ಕೃತಿ ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯ`ದ ಹೊಸ ಅರ್ಥವನ್ನು ಪರಿಗಣಿಸುವ ತಿದ್ದುಪಡಿ ಮಸೂದೆಯೊಂದನ್ನು ಅಂಗೀಕರಿಸಿದೆ.

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Copyright Amendment: Bad, but Could Have Been Much Worse

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Jun 15, 2012 12:29 PM

The changes to the Copyright Act protect the disabled - but are restrictive about cover versions and web freedom, writes Sunil Abraham in this article published in the Business Standard on June 10, 2012.

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A Ludicrous Ban

A Ludicrous Ban

by Achal Prabhala and Lawrence Liang — last modified Jun 04, 2012 04:22 AM

Achal Prabhala and Lawrence Liang have written an article for the Open Magazine about the bizarre ways in which the Internet is regulated in 21st century India.

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Open letter to Hillary Clinton on Internet Freedom

by Sunil Abraham — last modified Sep 04, 2012 08:28 AM

Last month I wrote an open letter to Hillary Clinton. It was based on a presentation I that I made during a panel discussion at a Google sponsored conference titled Internet at Liberty 2012 in Washington DC on May 24, 2012.

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Copyright Madness

by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala — last modified May 30, 2012 03:46 AM

Prompted by courts and piracy-fearing businesses, Indian ISPs have taken down popular, legitimate websites. This Op-ed by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala was published in the Indian Express on May 22, 2012.

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Analysis of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2012

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Nov 12, 2013 02:13 PM

There are some welcome provisions in the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2012, and some worrisome provisions. Pranesh Prakash examines five positive changes, four negative ones, and notes the several missed opportunities. The larger concern, though, is that many important issues have not been addressed by these amendments, and how copyright policy is made without evidence and often out of touch with contemporary realities of the digital era.

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Google Policy Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 24, 2012 03:38 PM

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is inviting applications for the Google Policy Fellowship programme. Google is providing a USD 7,500 stipend to the India Fellow, who will be selected by August 15, 2012.

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2012 Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Call for Participation and Save the Date

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 02, 2012 05:05 AM

The Second Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest will take place in FGV Law School, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from December 15 to 17, 2012. The theme for this year’s Congress will be “Setting the positive agenda in motion.” We invite applications to attend the Congress, including proposals to chair workshops or deliver a paper or presentation related to the Congress’s theme.

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An Analysis of the Comments by World Blind Union and the International Publishers Association

by Rahul Cherian — last modified Mar 30, 2012 07:34 AM

Rahul Cherian provides an analysis of the comments by the World Blind Union and the International Publishers Association after the 23rd session of the Standing Committee of Copyright and Related Rights.

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Expert Meeting on Freedom of Expression and Intellectual Property Rights

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Mar 16, 2012 07:41 AM

This report provides an overview of the discussion from the Expert Meeting on Freedom of Expression and Intellectual Property Rights, organized by ARTICLE 19 in London on November 18, 2011.

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