Onerous Copyright Licensing, Fair Dealing and Alternatives to TikTok

Content sharing platform TikTok is the first among the list of apps in the Indian government’s recent Press Release, announcing a ban on 59 Chinese applications due to concerns such as threat to “sovereignty and integrity of India.” As mentioned in an insightful piece by Ameet Datta, there are many copyright obstacles before the call to find a comparable Indian substitute for TikTok can be materialised. Datta refers to three types of licenses that any service modelled on TikTok’s format … Continue reading Onerous Copyright Licensing, Fair Dealing and Alternatives to TikTok