Copyright Act of Media in Pakistan

ARTICLE ON PARALLEL IMPORT INTO PAKISTAN CONTENTS 1- INTRODUCTION FRAMEWORK OF COPYRIGHT LAW (A) Subject matter of copyright (B) Ownership of copyright (C) Registration of copyright is not mandatory. (D) New discloure requirements in respect of records and video films. (E) Infringement of copyright PARALLEL IMPORT INTO PAKISTAN (A) Definition. (B) Rights of exclusive licenses versus free movement of goods. (C) Procedure for application to restrain import of infringing copies. Enforcement of order of Registrar prohibiting import of infringing copies. Power of Censor Board. Criminal Prosecution of Importers. Suit for infringement of copyright against importer. Conclusion. I. INTRODUCTION : Copyright Piracy has assumed global proportions due mainly to the rapid advance in technology. The emergence of new techniques of copying, apart from photocopying, such as recording, fixation and reproduction of audio visual programmes have led to trans national piracy on a massive scale. The object is to avoid payment of […]

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Ethics and Morality in Web or Online Journalism

Discuss the ethics and morality in web journalism. What Is Ethic? In order to be able to understand the place and importance of the concepts of reliability and credibility in the online journalism which are frequently discussed nowadays, one should mention the concept of “ethic”.  Ethic was derived from the word “ethike” and that word was derived from the adjective “ethikos” in Greek. And the origin of this adjective is the word “ethos”. The first meaning of ethos is a place where animals or human beings live, a settlement; and its second meaning is custom, tradition. When it is used in plural form, customs, good manners; and its third meaning is the disposition of a person or when it is used in plural, his specific characteristics or, to force the meaning a little, his “character”. In some cases, it may be used to mean the “outlook”, and in plural form, […]

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