Goa authorities mulling over law to make HIV testing obligatory

Panaji: With the monsoon session of the state Assembly much less than a week away, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday advised media stores that the country legislature is considering a regulation to make HIV tests mandatory earlier than the registration of marriages. While the matter is in all likelihood to be mooted within […]

Europe’s Newest Copyright Law Creating a ‘Wild West’?

On March 26, European lawmakers authorized sweeping copyright reforms that could and could maximum probably have far-achieving legal consequences for tech-giants like Facebook and Google. The new copyright directive has been in the works when you consider that 2016 and is aimed toward bringing the EU’s two-decade-old copyright policies into the 21st century, supporting artists […]

Judge guidelines that EFF’s DRM lawsuit can continue!

In 2016, EFF sued the United States Government on behalf of Andrew “Bunnie” Huang and Matthew Green, each of whom desired to engage in normal technological activities (auditing digital safety, enhancing movies, and many others) that positioned at risk from Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. EFF’s lawsuit argues that Green and Huang’s […]

We Learned Anything from Pepe the Frog About Copyright Law

Is a piece it’s in any other case blanketed through copyright suddenly fair sport once it is been “meme-ified”? That became the question related to “Pepe the Frog,” described by using its creator, Matt Furie, as a “cool, chill frog dude.” This frog dude, however, changed into efficiently co-opted by way of the alt-right movement […]

Artist’s copyright infringement fit heads to US Supreme Court

In a case, this is because of being argued earlier than America Supreme Court q4, a producer and director who filmed the salvaging of an 18th-century pirate ship in North Carolina has sued state officers for infringing on his copyright without his permission and failing to compensate him for his work. The case could have […]

The copyright invoice offers to creators what the ones

Bekezela Phakathi’s record on the Copyright Amendment Bill made a mountain out of a molehill (Copyright Bill threatens R12bn in exports to US markets, June 11). This has regularly been the case with conversations concerning the bill, which has been a far-debated subject matter within the media during the last few months. It is crucial […]

The International Code Council is going to court over free get admission to to building codes

Potential productiveness benefits for architecture, engineering, and production may additionally rely upon the final results of copyright litigation with the aid of the International Code Council (ICC) against San Francisco-primarily based startup UpCodes. The firm, which objectives to reduce perceived bottlenecks in the implementation of the nation’s 93,000 constructing codes, faces expenses that its public […]

Supreme Court To Consider Abrogation Of Sovereign Immunity Under Copyright Law

The Supreme Court of America granted certiorari in a sovereign immunity copyright case to bear in mind the abrogation trouble within the context of copyright regulation. Allen v. Cooper, Case No. 18-877 (S. Ct. June five, 2019). Issue Presented: Whether Congress validly abrogated country sovereign immunity thru the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act in imparting remedies […]

What Aladdin — And Napoleon — Teach Us About Copyright

An entire new Aladdin is in movie theaters. We went to peer it for a remaining week. It has a few extraordinary Bollywood-style dance scenes, a resplendent palace and the great magic carpet rides over Agrabah that money (and Industrial Light & Magic) can offer. At about 56% approval, Rotten Tomatoes did not adore it, […]