Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Suspension of Apps on PlayStore

The article, while discussing the legalities of the litigation concerning the author’s client, attempts to unpack the implications of the Digital Millenium Copyrights Act (DMCA) on Application softwares. The author analyses how the adjudication process under the DMCA does not account for the principle of equality of arms and rather reinforces copyright protection, without any real recourse to judicial review.

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Simultaneous applicability of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act: A Problem of Differentiated Protections and Liabilities – Part I

There have been several questions regarding the simultaneous applicability of the Information Technology Act [“IT Act”] and the Indian Penal Code [“IPC”] due to considerable overlaps between the offences provided for in these statutes. The …

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