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The disabled also grapple with copyright issues

The disabled also grapple with copyright issues

by Radha Rao last modified Dec 03, 2009 09:34 AM

An article in The Hindu by Deepa Kurup - 03rd December, 2009

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Copyright Access for the Disabled and Collaborative IP Policy

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:27 PM

A blog post on SPICY IP by Shamnad Basheer, November 18, 2009

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Reading For All

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:26 PM

Right To Read campaign has begun in India to voice the needs of the disabled to gain access to books - an article by Lubna Salim in Kolkata Mirror - Saturday, November 14, 2009

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UN Official pledges support to tackle Copyright Challenges for the Visually Impaired

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:34 PM

Article on the UN News Centre - New York, Nov 11 2009 6:10PM

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WIPO Director General Pledges Support for India’s Visually Impaired Community

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:34 PM

An article in the WIPO website on the “Right to Read of persons with print disabilities and copyright challenges” organized by the VIP community in cooperation with the Government of India in New Delhi on November 11, 2009.

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Copyright obstacle for Braille, audio books

Copyright obstacle for Braille, audio books

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:35 PM

An article by Arpit Basu, The Times of India (Kolkata) Nov 7th, 2009

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Youth light up lives, one book at a time

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:42 PM

Chennaiites join a campaign to aid the visually challenged in accessing popular works of English literature THERE ARE MILLIONS OF BOOKS THAT THE VISUALLY CHALLENGED CAN'T ACCESS - an article in the Deccan Chronicle - Chennai, dated 10th Oct 2009.

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The Option To Read

The Option To Read

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:42 PM

A blog in ‘thinkopotamus’ by Mr. Shreekumar Varma, Chief Guest, Right to Read Campaign’s first road show in Loyola College, Chennai

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Print Impairment and Copyrights

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:49 PM

An article by Swaraj Paul Barooah - SPICY IP (Google groups)

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Deccan Chronicle – 27th September, 2009

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:50 PM

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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Right to Read campaign - Chennai (NDTV, Hindu)

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:50 PM

The first event was covered by NDTV Hindu and an interview with Rahul Cherian and Nirmita Narasimhan was telecast on 26th September.

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Tara Textreader, a boon for the visually-challenged

Tara Textreader, a boon for the visually-challenged

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:52 PM

An article by M Ramya – Times of India, 26th September, 2009

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‘Right to read’ campaign launched (The Hindu)

‘Right to read’ campaign launched (The Hindu)

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:52 PM

An article in The Hindu, 29th September, on the 'Right to Read' campaign, launched on 26th Sept, in Loyola College, Chennai

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‘Right to Read’ campaign launched - Fighting against copyright regulations

‘Right to Read’ campaign launched - Fighting against copyright regulations

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:54 PM

To highlight the issues faced by persons with print disability – those deprived of Indian books due to unfriendly copyright regulations – a group of organisations launched the Right To Read (R2R) campaign on September 26 - an article by L Subramani, Sep 28th, Bangalore, Deccan Herald.

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A fight for the Right to Read

A fight for the Right to Read

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:53 PM

The copyright Law remains blind to the rights of the Visually Impaired - An article by N T Balanarayan, DNA Bangalore - 24th September, 2009

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Now, online books for disabled persons

Now, online books for disabled persons

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:58 PM

An article by L Subramani – Deccan Herald (6th Sept, 2009)

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Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Mainstreaming ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:16 PM

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) jointly with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and in partnerships with the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict), the National Telecommunications Commission of Thailand (NTC), the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE), Australian Government, and National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) Thailand are organising the "Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Mainstreaming ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities" to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 25 to 27 August 2009. The Forum is hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Thailand, Government of Kingdom of Thailand. Ms. Nirmita Narasimhan, Programme Manager, Centre for Internet and Society, India will be giving a presentation on Policy Formulation for Internet and Electronic Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities.

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N.C.P.E.D.P. and BarrierBreak Technologies put forward National Policy on Electronic Accessibility

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:43 PM

Article in Disability News and Information Service, 15 July 2009

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Can you read me?

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:11 PM

Article by Sahana Charan in the Bangalore Mirror, 11 March 2009

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Accessible websites could become a reality

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:17 PM

Article by L. Subramani in the Deccan Herald, 11 February 2009

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