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Online Copyright Infringement and Its liability Upon Intermediary

Copyright is a bundle of rights which is meant to encourage creativity. In ancient days creative persons worked for fame and recognition rather than to earn a living, thus, the question of copyright never arose. In the last four decades modern and advanced means of communication like broadcasting, litho-photography. Television, websites contents etc have made … Continue reading Online Copyright Infringement and Its liability Upon Intermediary

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ESPN Software India File FIR Against Varnam Cable Network (Kerala)

ESPN Software India, the sole licensee of TV channels ESPN, Star Sports and Star Cricket in India, has filed an FIR against Mr. Pradeep.P, representing Varnam Cable Network (a franchise of Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd.) in Konni, Kerala under the Indian Copyright Act 1957. The cable network was alleged to be illegally broadcasting unauthorized feeds … Continue reading ESPN Software India File FIR Against Varnam Cable Network (Kerala)

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