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Comment: India's Copyright Act consultation provides an opportunity to clear up intermediary liability confusion

By Phoebe Seers
  • 09 Nov 2020 04:15
  • 09 Nov 2020 18:11

India’s rules around intermediary liability are a mess, with conflicting provisions found in different statutes. A recently launched consultation on amending the Copyright Act provides an opportunity to clear that up.

It is unfortunate, then, that the consultation is being held behind closed doors — something which is becoming more common as

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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