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Blog Entry CIS Intervention on Future Work of the WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 01, 2011 — filed under: , , , ,
The seventh session of the World Intellectual Property Organization's Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) is being held in Geneva on November 30 and December 1, 2011. Pranesh Prakash intervened during the discussion of future work of the ACE with this comment.
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Blog Entry CIS Hosts Scanned Version of George Orwell’s Books vs. Cigarettes
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 01, 2011 last modified Dec 01, 2011 01:31 PM — filed under: ,
Verbindingen/Jonctions (V/J), the bi-annual multidisciplinary festival organised by Constant is taking place on December 1, 2011. Amateur scanning of books often raises a lot of questions, around the issue of copyright. For this V/J13 is scanning George Orwell’s Books vs. Cigarettes. The essay is in public domain in Russia, India and South Africa, but not in Europe and America due to copyright issues. CIS is hosting the scanned pages of the essay in public domain.
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Blog Entry Comment by CIS at ACE on Presentation on French Charter on the Fight against Cyber-Counterfeiting
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 01, 2011 last modified Dec 01, 2011 11:59 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The seventh session of the World Intellectual Property Organization's Advisory Committee on Enforcement is being held in Geneva on November 30 and December 1, 2011. Pranesh Prakash responded to a presentation by Prof. Pierre Sirinelli of the École de droit de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 on 'The French Charter on the Fight against Cyber-Counterfeiting of December 16, 2009' with this comment.
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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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Blog Entry CIS-TWN Analysis of WIPO Treaty for the Print Disabled (SCCR/22/15)
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 04, 2011 last modified Oct 12, 2011 08:29 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS and the Third World Network (TWN) conducted a quick analysis of the "Consensus document on an international instrument on limitations and exceptions for persons with print disabilities presented by Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, and the United States of America" presented as WIPO document numbered SCCR/22/15.
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File Exhaustion PDF
by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2011 05:16 AM — filed under: ,
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September 2011 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 26, 2011 last modified Jul 30, 2012 06:34 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! In this issue we are pleased to present you the latest updates about our research, upcoming events, and news and media coverage that happened in the month of September 2011.
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Copyrights Amendment Bill to Be Tabled in Indian Parliament – Parallel Import provisions have Been Removed
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 14, 2011 — filed under: ,
This week, the Indian government’s Rajya Sabha (the upper house of Parliament) will debate the Copyright Amendments Act.
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Blog Entry Calling Out the BSA on Its BS
by Pranesh Prakash published Sep 09, 2011 last modified Sep 14, 2011 06:16 PM — filed under: , ,
The Business Software Alliance (BSA) is trying to pull wool over government officials' eyes by equating software piracy with tax losses. Pranesh Prakash points out how that argument lacks cogency, and that tax losses would be better averted if BSA's constituent companies just decided to pay full taxes in India.
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File Indian Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended by the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010)
by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 22, 2011 01:28 PM — filed under: ,
This is a version of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, as it would appear if the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, were adopted in toto. This has been produced to aid commentators, and is not meant to serve any other purpose. Errors may remain in it, despite my best efforts. If you find any, please e-mail <[email protected]>. (Version 0.96 / Last updated: Friday, May 28, 2010)
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