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You Facilitate We Penalize: How Intermediary Liability Works

By Prakhar Raghuvanshi The Internet is a unique medium of expression and deserves a different standard of protection than other media. Any organization which facilitates transactions between third party over the internet is an internet intermediary.1 It primarily gives access to the host and transmits the content originated from third parties. It does not create […]

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Legal and Regulatory Clarity for Online Aggregators: A Current Necessity

By Falguni Gupta Introduction The E-commerce sector has become a favorite of both sellers and consumers in a short span of time. Recently, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion introduced certain changes in the FDI Policy permitting 100% FDI under the automatic route, making it applicable to the e-commerce entities[1]. An aggregator model of […]

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From ‘who’ to ‘what’: Proposed Paradigm shift in Patent Law

By Aditya Gupta   “The short-term impact of AI depends on who controls it, the long-term impact depends on whether it can be controlled at all” – Stephen Hawking[1] Introduction As abstract and far-fetched as it may sound, two patents have been filed before the US Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, and […]