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Blog Entry Copyright Amendments – Empowering the Print Disabled
by Rahul Cherian published May 29, 2012 last modified Sep 07, 2012 11:11 AM — filed under: ,
The much anticipated Copyright Amendment Bill, 2012 was passed with a few changes in the Rajya Sabha on 17th May 2012 after a very spirited debate and passed by the Lok Sabha on the 22nd May 2012 with unanimous consensus.
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Blog Entry Report of the 30th Session of the WIPO SCCR by the Centre for Internet & Society
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 23, 2016 last modified Apr 04, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , ,
This report was edited by Nehaa Chaudhari, Programme Officer; compiled with assistance from Nisha S.K., Administrator, and, Aarushi Bansal, Amulya P., and Saahil Dama, interns.
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Blog Entry Copyright Madness
by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala published May 24, 2012 last modified May 30, 2012 03:46 AM — filed under: ,
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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Blog Entry Privacy and the Indian Copyright Act
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 28, 2010 last modified Aug 06, 2013 01:37 PM — filed under: ,
India's Copyright Act was established in 1957, and is in the process of being placed before the Parliament in 2010. The provisions in the proposed Bill will work to make the Act WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) compliant. When looking at privacy in the context of copyright four key questions arise, says Elonnai Hickock as she analyses privacy in the context of the Indian Copyright Act.
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WIPO reaches agreement on treaty for blind
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Officials at the World Intellectual Property Organisation have reached an agreement to provide wider access to books for the visually impaired in different countries, a long-pending demand of the World Blind Union and activist groups.
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Blog Entry 4th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest: Statement of Conclusion for the IP and Development track
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 25, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The 4th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest was held from December 15 to 17, 2015 in New Delhi. This post provides a summary of the event.
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CODE Session
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2015 last modified Jan 13, 2016 01:39 PM — filed under: ,
CODE Project is an IDRC funded project, and CIS is a partner institution, along with PIJIP at American University Washington College of Law, USA, Karisma Foundation, Colombia, Derechos Digitale, Chile, American Assembly, Columbia University, USA and FGV, Rio.
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An Interview of Vera Franz
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 15, 2013 last modified Jul 15, 2013 09:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
This interview was conducted at the Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities on June 26, 2013.
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International Copyright Law
by Prasad Krishna published May 15, 2016 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha will be attending the 2016 IViR Summer Course on International Copyright Law as a beneficiary of the OSF Civil Society Scholarship in Amsterdam from July 4 to 8, 2016. The event is being organized by the University of Amsterdam.
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