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Title: Liability Limits of Service Providers for Copyright Infringement
Authors: Ahmad, Farooq
Issue Date: May-2003
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: One of the contentious issues associated with the online industry is the liability of service providers for transmitting content created by others. Explaining the role of service providers in making copyrighted work available to end users, the paper describes the basis of liability, judicial trends in resolving the issues of liability, and treatment of liability issues in WIPO Internet treaties. As a model law, the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act (OCILLA) is discussed in detail. Indian scenario is also discussed briefly. Points out the need for a clear and well-defined liability standards for service providers.
Page(s): 181-190
ISSN: 0975-1076 (Online); 0971-7544 (Print)
Source:JIPR Vol.08(3) [May 2003]

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