When Copyright Tramples on the Right to Freedom of Expression

Jul 02, 2012
Vimeo, Pastebin, Piratebay and many other sites were blocked for over a month in India. There was lot of clamour in the twitterverse and social networking sites against the Internet Service Providers…

FAQ-Online Privacy Project

Jun 28, 2012
What are cookies ? Cookies are a way that a Web site can tag you with a unique number. The next time you visit, they get that number back and can recall who you were. Many popular Web sites use…

Volunteer for the AC3 Project

Jun 28, 2012
We need your help to bridge the digital divide that exists in stark contrasts in India. Please consider volunteering for our AC3 project, where you may work with under-privilegedchildren and empower…

FAQ-Software Patents

Jun 28, 2012
Protection of investment 'Isn't protection by patents necessary in order to protect one's investment against copying? There is no progress without such protection!' Copyright is the perfect…

Old Donate Link

Jun 27, 2012
If you believe in our cause and wish to support it, please do consider making a donation to us. Please draw your cheque in the name of 'Software Freedom Law Centreand send it to the following address…

License Defense and Litigation

Jun 27, 2012
sflc.in is where you come, as a software author, startup, or organization, when you wish to defend the digital freedoms guaranteed to you through your adoption of Free and Open Source Software. Our…

Incorporation for Startups

Jun 27, 2012
Free and Open Source Software is the ignition and the fuel of almost all startups today, whether in mobiles and tablets; in e-commerce, social-software, cloud-based services; or even in embedded…

Trademark Counselling

Jun 27, 2012
Free & Open Source Software projects also need to be properly trademarked. sflc.in offers a complete suite of services for trademark counselling. Get in touch with us.

Software Patents

Jun 26, 2012
In India, as per the Patents Act, 1970 "computer programme per se" is not patentable subject matter . But it is seen that every year approximately 1000 patent applications are being filed and almost…

Open Standards in Software

Jun 26, 2012
Anopen standardis a standardthat is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed (e.g. open process). There is no…

Audit and Compliance for Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

Jun 26, 2012
Organizations that author software or obtain software assets from other organizations may not be completely aware if that code is clashing with another author or publisher's copyrighted code and its…

Copyright and Licensing

Jun 26, 2012
Copyright asserts your ownership over your authored works. Free software can be copyrighted by the original author(s); an organization; or can also be assigned to another organization, such as the…