AI Governance in Carbon Capture Technology: Bridging Indian Legal Frontiers for Climate Resilience – Part II
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In the modern era, technology has narrowed the borderlines between physical and digital plane of the global production system. The current pace of technological development has led to significant changes to the way people live and work all over the world. The Global Digital Reports released in January 2020, reported that more than 4.5 million people, which is equivalent to 60% of the world’s population, have used the internet and it is expected that the figures will increase continuously.
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The digitalization has had an extraordinary impact on creators and the objects. The digital era has forced the objects to interact with the digital technology in day to day lives. It shall allow an object to be more easily recognized and enjoyed by many people and have a good economic as well as social perspective. Modern telecommunication systems make it possible to pass the digital works from one part of the world to the other and to disseminate to different users. The concept is relevant to the emergence of Over the Top (OTT) Streaming Content Services. The best example is Netflix. Netflix makes people accessing various films anywhere and anytime. OTT is a form of service delivered via the internet that crosses network operators, competes with telecommunications operators’ services and affects the networks and services. The emergence of OTT platforms is sometimes a solution and problem for the illegal websites.
The United States has been aware of the convergence between digital media and Intellectual Property Rights, that must be addressed in the legal framework. The United States had enacted the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). President Bill Clinton also said that American copyrighted-based industries that produce and promote creative and high-technology products contribute more than $60 billion annually to the balance of the US trade.
The concepts entailed by DMCA are:
Technological developments have led to digitalization and affect human activities. Simultaneously, it encourages the convergence of concepts leading to the emergence of telematics law and challenges the traditional copyright law. This can also be observed in the digitalization of copyright objects which can be easily accessed through the internet. This convenience provides good benefits in terms of access but also increases the likelihood of breaches. The DMCA has merged the concept of copyright protection and the digital world. Netflix, as an OTT media, is subject to the US laws and the company has implemented a good practice in protecting the copyright objects by the procurement of the copyright objects through licenses from the rightful copyright holders. Therefore, the copyright laws related to digital media are advanced in the country.
 112 Stat. 2860.