On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:25 PM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote:

> Sadly, the issue of Government copyright exists and is real. There is no
> getting around it.
>
> OK. No offense taken. Your legal grounding is well established, as we all
know.

Can anyone please point me to the relevant link (for the census data,
because the Census Authority is distinctly constituted at arm's length from
the Government of India)? I would like to review the pertinent restrictions,
for this list.

It may also make for an interesting Wikipedia page, I think, or additions to
an existing page, on the copyrightability of public information.

On 7 June 2011 23:22, Vickram Crishna <vvcris...@radiophony.com> wrote:
> > If any government body objects to the use of census data for any purpose
> > relating to the public weal, I believe that there will be a strong case
> for
> > legal strictures against the Census of India.
> > On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 9:11 PM, CherianTinu Abraham <
> tinucher...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Census website says :
> >> "Material on this site subject to copyright unless otherwise indicated."
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 8:51 PM, Naveen Francis <navee...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> New maps for respective states can be created with following base.
>
-- 
Vickram
Fool On The Hill <http://communicall.wordpress.com>
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