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U.S. Supreme Court upholds legality of patent review process 24.4.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement ...
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Music streaming revenues surge and investors like the beat 24.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Online streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music have become the recording industry's single biggest revenue source, overtaking physical sales of CDs and digital downloads for the first time, a trade group said on Tuesday.
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Microsoft denies auditing partner KPMG's anti-piracy work in India 24.4.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is not auditing how its partner KPMG cracks down on illegal use of Microsoft software in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
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Microsoft denies auditing partner KPMG's anti-piracy work in India 24.4.2018 Reuters: Top News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is not auditing how its partner KPMG cracks down on illegal use of Microsoft software in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
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Why PM Modi's pet project e-Nam platform remains medium-term initiative 24.4.2018 Latest News
APMCs need to be well-equipped with the basic assaying equipment, including automatic analysers, for both physical and chemical quality
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Monkey who clicked selfie does not enjoy copyright over pic, says US court 24.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The animal-rights organization sued a wildlife photographer in 2015, claiming he shouldn't own the copyright for a series of selfies snapped four years prior by an Indonesian monkey named Naruto
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Monkey in 'selfie' cannot sue for copyright, U.S. court says 24.4.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
(Reuters) - Monkeys lack standing to sue for copyright protection and an animal rights group cannot act as legal guardian in such matters, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday, in a battle over ownership of a smiling "selfie" taken by an endangered ...
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SAP, gaining market share, raises outlook 24.4.2018 General News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's SAP announced upbeat results in the seasonally tough first quarter, saying it was gaining market share on its competitors in the cloud and its margin recovery was on track.
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EVM VVPATS Paper Trial conducted using mobile app in Sikkim 24.4.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Namchi, 23 April (IPR) : 100% physical verification of EVMs (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPATs (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) using mobile application was demonstrated at strong room established at the premises of the South District Administration Centre today. Present during the verification were SDM (HQ) Mr. Sunil Mothey, Ms. Tripti H. Subba (Under Secretary, […]
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US appeals court rejects copyright suit over monkey selfies 24.4.2018 General News
A US appeals court has ruled in a case over selfies taken by a monkey that lawsuits can't be filed claiming animals have copyrights to photos. The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a lower court ruling in favor David Slater, the photographer whose camera was used to take the photos. The appeals court said U.S. copyright law confers the right to sue on humans. The monkey, a crested macaque named Naruto, snapped the photos in 2011 with an unattended camera. Slater was on a trip to Sulawesi, Indonesia, and argued that his company, Wildlife Personalities Ltd., owned worldwide commercial rights to the photos. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sought financial control of the photos to benefit the monkey.
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Rejoice, bookworms: Celebrating World Book and Copyright Day 2018! 23.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Rejoice, bookworms: Celebrating World Book and Copyright Day 2018!
Akhtar distributes Rs 13 crore royalty to composers, authors 23.4.2018 General News
Veteran film writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who is chairman of the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS), today distributed Rs 13 crore among its members as part of the royalty given by music companies. The Akhtar-headed 48-year-old copyright royalty collection body is an officially registered copyright society for musical works and associated literary works in India. As many as 2,800 members of the IPRS will be paid 'synchronisation royalty' by Phonographic Performance Ltd PPL) on behalf of music companies like Saregama, Sony Music, Tips, Universal Music, Venus and Aditya Music. "I'm glad this has happened. So far so good but we have a long way to go. It's not as if this is the end. People with whom we had differences of opinion, we have now reached an understanding with them and have smoothened out all the differences," Akhtar told PTI. The 73-year-old writer has long been championing the cause of getting royalties for writers and music composers but says it would be unfair to
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Padmaavat: SC rejects petition to ban last scene 23.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition, which sought deletion of a scene from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Padmaavat'.The plea, filed by Swami Agnivesh, stated the last scene of the controversial film as promotion of 'Sati' tradition.The film, which was released on January 25, has run into trouble time and again, as members of several Rajput factions have accused director of the film, Sanjay Leela Bhansali of distorting history.Starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles, the film is based on the 16th century Sufi poet Mohammad Jayasi's poem Padmavat.
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Padmaavat row: SC dismisses plea alleging glorification of 'Sati' 23.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea to ban the last scene of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat'.Social activist, Swami Agnivesh who filed the petition, alleged that the last scene glorified the practice of 'Sati'.Earlier on February 22, the Delhi High Court had given the same verdict in accordance with this matter.Sati is a funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband's pyre or takes her own life in another manner shortly after her husband's death.Bhansali's magnum opus, which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor, has been mired in controversy since the shooting started. It hit the theatres on January 25.
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Books open up our minds: Mamata 23.4.2018 General News
Describing books as a person"s best friend, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to cultivate a reading habit as it is good for the mind. "Today is World Book and Copyright Day. Books are a person's best friend. They open up our minds. We must work together to preserve the reading habit," Banerjee tweeted this morning. World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day is an annual event to promote reading, publishing and copyright. It is organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.
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World Book Day 2018: Reading, it`s my right! 23.4.2018 Zee News : India National
April 23 marks the birthday or death of world's leading authors including Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. 
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11th Day of CM 32 Days long Sikkim Tour 22.4.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Geyzing, 21 April (IPR): The 11th day of the Sikkim outreach Campaign of Shri. Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister was held today at Bermiok School Ground. The C.M. was accompanied by his Ministers, MLAs, ZILLA Panchayats, HODs and other officials of different departments. On the occasion of ‘International Earth Day’ the Chief Minister spoke on the […]
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Maharashtra Government Pulls Down 11 Websites Over Pirated Content 22.4.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Maharashtra government has pulled 11 websites down after receiving complaints from the entertainment industry that pirated content was displayed.
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Maha govt pulls down 11 websites for pirated content 22.4.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government has pulled 11 websites down after receiving complaints from the entertainment industry that pirated content was displayed. The Maharashtra Cyber Digital Crime Unit (MCDCU), started last August for systematically eliminating websites that upload pirated content, pulled down these websites. Brijesh Singh, special Inspector General of Police, Maharashtra cyber cell, said the collective viewership of these websites was over 80 million. The initiative, the first of its kind in the country, was launched by the Cyber Cell of Maharashtra Police following directions from the Home Department. Laxman Kamble, the lone police inspector attached to the state government's Cyber Cell, said in a bid to contain piracy, a multi-stakeholder model has been created on a pilot basis. Industry stakeholders and officers of the Cyber Cell are members, he told PTI. Kamble said the pilot project was started after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis received complaints from media ...
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Maharashtra govt pulls down 11 websites for pirated content 22.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
The Maharashtra government has pulled 11 websites down after receiving complaints from the entertainment industry that pirated content was displayed
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