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Protection of Computer Software, Open Source and Copyright
{Summary: The paper explains how computer software is protected and the relationship between open source software and copyright.
It is text of the talk delivered by Justice Yatindra Singh (Judge, Allahabad High Court, email: in the seminar 'Intellectual Property Rights & Open Source Software - Issues & Challenges' organised by Centre for Intellectual Property Rights & NRCFOSS/ AU-KBC Research Centre Anna University Chennai at Srinivasa Ramanujan Hall, Mathematics Department, Anna University Chennai (Main Campus) Guindy, on 3rd March 2010.

A pdf fromat of this article can be downloaded from here.}

I had occasion to interact with NRC FOSS Academia in different conferences; I was also a part of the conference organised by them at Moti Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad: I am happy to have met them.
When my programme was finalised, I checked up the hom…