27 October 2008

When it is your NGO, and our content...

What happens when one of the country's biggest firebrand social-environmental activists is accused of copyright violation? Sunita Narain is in a spot because her organisation seems to have merrily used content from Mint newspaper without permission.
Here is what the managing editor says in his blog.

Takes me back to that old expression of mine: Loser Generated Content.

Anybody who thinks content is free or should be, is a saint (which I think I am not), or making good money elsewhere and treats knowledge as charity.
It's time quality content producers become aware of their rights.

3 comments:

Saudi Sambhar said...

Hear Hear

Its almost a given that once your content is printed it will be plagarised and no one and nothing can do anything to stop it...

its about time we held someone responsible ... including our Bollywood film makers who "borrow" with impunity.

aarif khan said...

Nice post!!!!!! Working for poors and helpless people in India as NGO in India

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