June 2019 25
Lessons To Learn From Famous Copyright Infringement Cases
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The first thing to know about copyrights is that they are laws protecting the ‘original creation’ of someone. This original creation can include books, songs, paintings, films, and the like. The infringement of copyright, however,…

May 2019 14
The European Union’s New Copyright Rules
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For the first time ever in two decades, the European Parliament made changes to its copyright law. Most of the changes in the European Union’s (EU) Copyright Directive are uncontroversial, simply setting out how copyright…

March 2019 31
Copyright
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Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, giving the creator of an original work exclusive rights to it, usually for a limited time. Generally, it is “the right to copy”, but also gives the copyright holder…

March 2019 01
#ThisToo: Why Infringement Is Just Like Any Other Crime
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Most of us love to download movies. Why pay a hefty amount to sit in a theatre and watch something you can easily watch in the privacy of your home, for free! Having said that,…

February 2019 13
What is Copyright Infringement?
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For the uninitiated, copyright is a form of intellectual property protection granted by law to creators (writer, composer, artist, producer, publisher) of original works of authorship, such as literary works, dramatic, musical and artistic works,…

March 2016 31
The Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012
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The Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012 – Gazette Notification has been published by the Copyright Office, Government of India on 8th June, 2012. You may get your copy of the notification from: The Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012…

March 2016 31
Legal solution to photocopy row
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Manash Pratim Gohain, TNN Apr 1, 2013, 12.55AM IST http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-04-01/india/38188368_1_du-student-indian-publishers-indian-copyright-act NEW DELHI: The copyright battle has reached the next stage, with Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation (IRRO) claiming that there is a legal way to photocopy…

March 2016 31
What I can do with this content?
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[dt_sc_one_column first]WHAT I CAN DO WITH THIS CONTENT? Online publishers and rights owners Have you ever been concerned about how your online content is used? Online content users Have you ever been unsure about what…

March 2016 31
Get a licence, evade the photocopy ban
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[dt_sc_one_column first]Mallica Joshi, Hindustan Times New Delhi, August 24, 2012 The Delhi high court’s order to stop selling photocopies of books may have angered students, teachers and ‘copyleft’ activists and spawned campaigns to save photocopiers,…

March 2016 31
Copyright test for students
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[dt_sc_one_column first]Copyright test for students - Photocopying of books stops in Delhi University after raid [Source: The Telegraph, August 28, 2012,  http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120828/jsp/odisha/story_15905658.jsp ] BASANT KUMAR MOHANTY New Delhi, Aug. 27: Exams are round the corner but…