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Constitution of the High Level Advisory Committee (HLAC) on National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 06, 2014 last modified Apr 06, 2014 06:46 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society has been invited to serve on the high level committee on electronic accessibility policy constituted by the Government of India.
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Copyright Access for the Disabled and Collaborative IP Policy
by Radha Rao published Nov 23, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:27 PM — filed under:
A blog post on SPICY IP by Shamnad Basheer, November 18, 2009
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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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Copyright Challenges for Print Impaired Persons in India
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Aug 04, 2009 last modified Aug 17, 2011 08:51 AM — filed under:
Print impaired persons in India face several hurdles in accessing reading materials- the biggest one being the Indian Copyright Act 1957
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Blog Entry Copyright Law as a tool for Inclusion
by Rahul Cherian published Mar 30, 2010 last modified Feb 20, 2013 11:04 AM — filed under:
Can Copyright Law be used as a tool for Inclusion? Rahul Cherian examines this in his blog on copyright.
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Copyright obstacle for Braille, audio books
by Radha Rao published Nov 10, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:35 PM — filed under:
An article by Arpit Basu, The Times of India (Kolkata) Nov 7th, 2009
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Blog Entry Copyright v. Exercise of Fundamental rights
by Rahul Cherian published Aug 06, 2009 last modified Feb 20, 2013 11:07 AM — filed under:
In this article, Rahul Cherian analyzes the legal and ethical framework around the issue of copyright in relation to converting materials into accessible formats for the print impaired.
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Blog Entry Creating a National Resource Kit for Persons with Disabilities: An Introduction
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Sep 28, 2012 last modified Mar 18, 2013 05:58 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet & Society is engaged in a two-and-a-half year project starting from August 2012 to create a national resource kit of state-wise laws, policies and programmes on issues relating to persons with disabilities in India. This project is supported by the Hans Foundation. The Resource Kit will be brought out in both English and Hindi and disseminated to policy makers from panchayat to ministry levels throughout India.
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Deccan Chronicle – 27th September, 2009
by Radha Rao published Sep 29, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:50 PM — filed under:
Nirmita Narasimhan, Programme Manager, CIS, speaks at the launch of ‘Right to Read’ campaign. Loyola College in the city on Saturday launched the campaign to amend the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, and give visually challenged and dyslexic people better access to printed books in the form of Braille copy and big prints.
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December 2010 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2010 last modified Aug 07, 2012 11:28 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! It gives us immense pleasure to present regular updates on the progress of our research on the mainstream Internet media. In this issue of we bring our latest project updates, news and media coverage:
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