Issue: February 2019
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What does a person look for when he wants to settle down in a city or town? He checks to see whether he can find a house he can afford, electricity co...
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  Multi -Pronged Approach to Urban Transformation by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra
  Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India. The author opines that Smart Cities are the incubators of the New Urban India
  National Water Ways : integrated transport network by Shri Pravir Pandey
  Vice Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India, Government of India. The author opines that a developed IWT will not only augment the overall
  UDAN – Giving New Meaning to Air Connectivity is the focus article by Ms Usha Padhee.
  The author said that UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) is a fulcrum under NCAP to make air travel convenient and affordable for the common man in small cities, and, through
Copyrights and Copywrongs
Why the Government Should Embrace the Public Domain
Pranesh Prakash

Each of you reading this article is a criminal and should be jailed for up to three years. Yes, you. “Why?,” you may ask. Have you ever whistled a tune or sung a film song aloud? Have you ever retold a joke? Have you replied to an e-mail without deleting the copy of that e-mail that automatically added to the reply? Or photocopied pages from a book? Have you ever used an image from the Internet in presentation? Have you ever surfed the Internet at work, used the the ‘share’ button on a website, or re-tweeted anything on Twitter? And before 2012, did you ever use a search engine? If you have done any of the above without the permission of the copyright holder, you might well have been in violation of the Indian Copyright Act, since in each of those examples you’re creating a copy or are otherwise infringing the rights of the copyright holder. Interestingly, it was only through an amendment in 2012 that search engines (like Google and Yahoo) were legalized. Traditional Justifications for Copyright. Copyright is one among the many forms of intellectual property rights. Across differing theories of copyright, two broad categories may be made. The first category would be those countries where copyright is intended to benefit society, the other where it is intended to benefit the author.

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