Is India Equipped to Defend Privacy in the Era of Artificial Intelligence?

Posted on July 28, 2020 Authored by Aarya Pachisia Introduction: Need for Protection of Privacy Privacy violations have become inevitable in the age of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). Cambridge Analytica is a classic example of how non-personal data of citizens can be used to predict sensitive personal information about them, with the use of one single […]

“I AGREE”: Analysis of Click-Wrap Agreements on Social Media Platforms

Posted on July 23, 2020 Authored by Manika Dayal The evident and rapid popularization of social media platforms all over the world arguably functions under the pretext of simplicity. A simple means of connecting communities, cultures, people, traditions, trends and ideologies. In theory the intent behind social media platforms seems almost too idealistic to accomplish. […]

Sound Recordings and Musical Works under the Copyright Act – Ownership, Assignment, Royalties and Remixes (Part 1)

Posted on July 13, 2020 Authored by Tanya Varshney Under the Copyright Act, 1957, copyright protection is extended to three categories of work, namely – (a) original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works; (b) cinematograph films; and (c) sound recordings[1]. Thus, both ‘musical works’ and ‘sound recording’ are covered as copyrightable works under the Act. […]