Addressing Piracy in India: Inputs Sought
Even now, it is quite common to find pirated software, movies, videos, music, etc on our computers and phone. Piracy has become so common place that most citizens don't even think that there is anything wrong in using them. In many cases, the cost of the original products and services are also very steep making them unaffordable for the masses. Below are the key root causes as identified by you in regards to piracy in India. Kindly review them and help identify specific solutions to address them. We will ensure that the Government takes our collective inputs into account in its final policy.
We look forward to your inputs!
Piracy in India – Root Causes
1.Black marketers make good money through piracy
2.People are happy to purchase pirated movies/software etc. as it as it saves them money
3.Lack of strict rules against piracy
4.No major steps have been taken to reduce piracy
5.Pirated content is easily available on the internet
6.The price gap between the original and pirated is very high
7.The original content is priced too high above the affordability price point of average consumer
8.Citizens are not aware of the "Intellectual Property Right" (IPR) laws already placed within our legal system
9.Many users don’t even realize that they are using pirated software
10.Lack of education and poverty is another root cause of piracy
11.Open source software are as good as paid ones, if not better. more
In the name of security they have imposed lot of conditions,like you can't carry water or any eatables.Also you are not allowed to go out and buy from stalls outside the theatre. more
Individual Rights and Liberties shall not ruin or take away the same of general public challenging the Constitution and its Rule.
This is like the FATE OF INDECENT PRESENTATION OF WOMEN [Prohibition] Act 1986 while the whole Movie and TV field , Business Sector of Clubs and Pubs daringly carrying SINCE re-presentation of Indecent Presentation is not banned/Prohibited. I.Q. is thus became anti National . more