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Blog Entry CIS Statement on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty at SCCR 19
by Pranesh Prakash published Feb 01, 2010 last modified Feb 01, 2012 09:07 AM — filed under: , ,
This statement on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty was delivered on December 17, 2010 at the 19th session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights by Nirmita Narasimhan on behalf of CIS.
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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 Statement of CIS, India, on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty at the 22nd SCCR
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 22, 2011 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:41 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The twenty-second session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is being held in Geneva from June 15 to June 24, 2011. Nirmita Narasimhan and Pranesh Prakash are attending the conference. CIS delivered its statement, on the Broadcast Treaty, and made it available in print form as well.
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Blog Entry WIPO Broadcast Treaty and Webcasting
by Pranesh Prakash published May 25, 2009 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:42 AM — filed under: , ,
On Friday, 8 May 2009, at Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting held a stakeholders' briefing meeting on the Broadcast Treaty that has been on the table at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The purpose of that meeting was to inform the relevant stakeholders of the developments in Geneva, as well as to garner input from them regarding the stance to be adopted by India at the WIPO. Pranesh Prakash from the Centre for Internet and Society participated and made a presentation on webcasting, highlighting the differences between webcasting and broadcasting, and arguing that webcasting should not be part of the WIPO Broadcast Treaty.
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Blog Entry Comments to the Ministry on WIPO Broadcast Treaty (March 2011)
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 21, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:29 AM — filed under: , , , ,
As a follow up to a stakeholder meeting called by the MHRD on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty, CIS provided written comments on the April 2007 Non-Paper of the WIPO Broadcast Treaty, emphasising the need for a signal-based approach to be taken on the Broadcast Treaty, and making it clear that India should continue to oppose the creation of new rights for webcasters.
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Blog Entry Statement of CIS on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty at the 23rd SCCR
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 29, 2011 last modified Nov 30, 2011 06:55 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The twenty-third session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is being held in Geneva from November 22, 2011 to December 2, 2011. Pranesh Prakash delivered this statement on a new proposal made by South Africa and Mexico (SCCR/23/6) on a treaty for broadcasters.
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