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REVISITING SETTLED TENETS OF INDIAN COPYRIGHT LAW: ALLAHABAD HC’S REFUSAL TO STAY RELEASE OF THE FILM ‘CHEHRE’

  • 15.09.2021
  • By Angad Makkar

This decision of the Allahabad High Court helps fortify settled tenets of Indian copyright law while also providing further clarity on the relevant factors to be accounted for by a court of law while dealing with alleged copyright infringement at the interim stage.

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Some Reflections on What Can—and Cannot—Be Protected by Copyright

  • 14.09.2021
  • By Hugh L. Stephens

How could this set of instructions outlining and illustrating a sequence of exercises be subject to copyright protection?

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Piracy likened to shooting “fish in a barrel” during the pandemic

  • 27.08.2021
  • By David Newhoff

Consumers, small businesses and corporations have become more vulnerable to hackers and cyber-pirates during the pandemic, according to Tom Galvin, CEO of Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA), a consumer-focused group dedicated to raising awareness among the public and policymakers about how to make the Internet safer.

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Here to co-exist: Broadcast during the Covid-19 pandemic

  • 27.08.2021
  • By Harit Nagpal

In this insightful interaction, Mr. Nagpal, MD & CEO, Tata Sky, shares his views on the ever-evolving nature of broadcast, how the sector adapted to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the demographic trends in India’s consumption patterns, and Tata Sky’s strategy going forward.

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Global sports industry urged to act in concert to defeat growing digital piracy threat

  • 26.08.2021
  • By Neil Gane

Collaboration between sporting bodies and rights holders is a key strategy in the fight against digital piracy, according to The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment’s Neil Gane.

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Much ado about nothing: have concerns over site blocking materialised?

  • 20.08.2021
  • By Peter Carstairs

Having worked as both a filmmaker and a copyright lawyer, the issue of online piracy is one that is close to my heart. The copyright protection of an artist’s work is essential, firstly, to making a living but, secondly, to enable the funding of new works. Simply, it is a way of recognising an artist’s work.

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Surprise! Canadians Like to Pirate NHL Games–But Dynamic Site Blocking Orders May Soon Put a Stop to the Free Rides

  • 16.08.2021
  • By Hugh Stephens

What could be more Canadian than the pirating of hockey broadcasts, eh? It’s like Spaniards pirating broadcasts of bull fights. In neither case is it justified but it reflects how “pirate priorities” reflect the national psyche.

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How Underwater Cinematographer Ian Seabrook Got The Shots in “Jungle Cruise”

  • 16.08.2021
  • By Susannah Edelbaum

Disney’s latest blockbuster based on a ride, director Jaume Collet-Serra’s Jungle Cruise, is a banter-filled romp down the Amazon. Blue-blooded adventurer Lily (Emily Blunt) drags her fusspot brother, MacGregor (Jack Whitehall), to South America in pursuit of the petals of an all-powerful healing tree.

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Criminals reap US$1.34 billion in advertising annually from illegal entertainment websites and apps

  • 12.08.2021
  • By Digital Citizens Alliance

Amazon, Facebook, and Google are among the global brands that fund an estimated $US1.34 billion in advertising annually on film, TV and games piracy websites and apps, according to a new research from the Digital Citizens Alliance and White Bullet.

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Taika Waititi Talks “Thor: Love and Thunder” & His “Star Wars” Movie

  • 12.08.2021
  • By The Credits

Taika Waititi has a tremendous amount going on at the moment. The writer/director/actor will next be seen in director Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, where he blessedly got a break from the writing and directing duties to simply co-star in the film with Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer.

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