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Copyright (Amendment) Rules 2019

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has proposed changes to rules under the Copyright Act to make it easier for websites, portals and music streaming firms to buy contents and upload them. Copyright (Amendment) Rules 2019 Under the current Copyright Act only radio and TV broadcast firms are allowed to take ..


Cabinet approves accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty

The Union Cabinet has approved India’s accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performers and Phonograms Treaty, 1996 which extends coverage of copyright to the internet and digital environment.  The proposal was submitted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Key Facts The approval is step towards objective ..