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Title: Technology Protection Measures and the Indian Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012: A Comment
Authors: Ashok, Arathi
Keywords: Technological measures
Circumvention
WCT
WPPT
Indian Copyright Act
DMCA
Fair use
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: With revolution in the field of information technology and the availability of more works in the digital format, it became essential for the owners of copyright to resort to new mechanisms to protect their work effectively. The new mechanisms resorted to included technological measures and the law came in for further protection of these technological measures. The article looks into the extent of protection that technological measures enjoy under the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 and their shortcomings; and to what extent these are overcome by the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012, vis-à-vis US, EU and Australian laws, keeping in view broader public interest.
Page(s): 521-531
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1076 (Online); 0971-7544 (Print)
Source:JIPR Vol.17(6) [November 2012]

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