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Title: Challenges to Copyrightable Work in Cyberspace
Authors: Saha, Subhasis
Keshri, Sourav
Keywords: Copyrightable work;Cyberspace;Napster;Liability;Reproduction rights;Domain names
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Copyright has a direct relation to the sphere of cyber space. The Internet poses a large number of problems in the area of copyright protection. These challenges and the problems posed before us have to be tackled with due care and diligence, taking into consideration the situation prevailing in the era of Napster and beyond. The paper discusses the (i) meaning of cyber space, and position of Internet related problem in India, (ii) basic challenges with respect to the intellectual property, (iii) position as to why copyright is ill-equipped to deal with Internet, along with the basic problems of copyright in regard to Internet which includes determination of public and private use and the enforcement of liability, (iv) The Indian scene in regard to jurisdiction in cyberspace and finally (v) the future of copyright.
Page(s): 35-42
ISSN: 0971-5544
Appears in Collections:JIPR Vol.13(1) [January 2008]

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