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India is Fighting Pirates to save Yoga

Alarmed by the growing number of instances of Western yoga gurus claiming copyrights to ancient “asanas”, the Government of India has decided to fight back.

Is Text-to-Speech a Copyright Violation ?

The text-to-speech feature, introduced in the new version of the Amazon Kindle, to allow readers to listen to their favorite books, is now in trouble, with publishers claiming that the Kindle does not have rights to read books aloud.

Is the Taj Mahal Copyrighted ?

The Indian embassy has voiced its displeasure over reports that Bangladesh is is planning an exact replica of the Taj Mahal about 30 kilometers northeast of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

Using Thumbnails of Copyrighted Images is Fair Use

Fair use describes conditions under which copyrighted material may be used without permission. If a work is not copyrighted, it's in the public domain and fair use does not come into play, since public-domain works can legally be used for any purpose.