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Punishment for piracy in India
What is the punishment for piracy in India?
By  Saket Sharma  |  13 May 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Vishal Kumar Thakur

Under the Indian Copyright Act, a software pirate can be tried under both civil and criminal law. The minimum jail term for software copyright infringement is seven days, and the maximum jail term is three years. Statutory fines range from a minimum of 50,000 to a maximum of 200,000 rupees.


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