ONLINE INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT AND INTERMEDIARY LAIBILITY
The interrelationship of information and communication technology has made it possible to
convert all phenomena into digitalized information which can be shared and exchanged by
people all over the world. New developments taking place are often just seen as innovations for
bringing people together with ever improving means of communication and in common parlance
much of it is lost various jargons. The ability to distribute copyrighted work and content in
digital form through internet enabled transmissions has brought new challenges to the protection
of such content and information from unauthorized from use and copying.
Communication Technology, Infringement, Copyright, Intermediary Liability, IPR
Andrew J. Lee, MGM Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd. & In re Aimster Litigation : A Study of Secondary Copyright Liability in The Peer-To-Peer Context 20 Berkely Tech, L.J 485, 491 (2005).
Quang Hieu Vu, Mihai Lupu, et.al., Peer-to-Peer Computing- Principles and Applications 11 (Springer, Berlin, 2010)
The Constitution of United States. Article I Section 8 Cl. 8.
The Copyright Act, 1976 17 U.S.C. 101-810 (2003).
The Copyright Act, 1976 17 U.S.C. 101-810 (2003). S.501.
17 U.S.C. 107
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988 (1988 c. 48) ss. 16,17.
The Copyright Act, 1957 (Act14 of 1957)
The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Act 21 of 2000).
17 U.S.C. 107.