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SC’s judgment on access to internet being a fundamental right pathbreaking: Gopal Subramanium

NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court (SC) upheld the need to protect constitutional guarantees provided to use the internet and the right to assembly. The verdict came in the backdrop of the five-month long internet shutdown in Kashmir. Senior advocate Gopal Subramanium weighs in the judgement and explains how constitutional protection given to use the internet is a fundamental right and ... Read More »

Internet Broadcasting Not Covered Under Sec.31D Copyright Act :Bombay HC [Read Judgment]

The internet broadcasting organizations cannot enjoy the benefits of a Statutory License under Section 31-D. The intention of the Legislature while enacting the amending legislation viz. the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012, was to restrict the grant of Statutory License under Section 31-D to radio and television broadcasting organisations In a significant judgment which can have impact on internet streaming services ... Read More »