Art and Indian Copyright Law: A Statutory Reading

A look at how the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, as amended in 2012, interacts with art (other than films and sound recordings), and, in particular, with Indian art. The first part of this text comprises a feminist and post-colonial reading of the Indian copyright statute while later parts focus on interpreting the provisions of the statute in relation to art.

4 October 2017

Links: The Judicial Understanding of Consent

I don't usually post any material that's not related to content law on this blog but what I understood of the Court's discussion of consent in its acquittal of Mahmood Farooqui for rape made me very uncomfortable.

I've talked about why that was the case in two pieces, links to which I've shared here:

Asia Times: Mahmood Farooqui : HC's Troubling Interpretation of Consent &

Scroll: No may not mean no: Order acquitting Peepli Live co-director of rape opens terrifying possibilities


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