Farmers ‘seize’ office property of Gujarat government entity over pending land compensation- The New Indian Express

Farmers 'seize' office property of Gujarat government entity over pending land compensation- The New Indian Express
By PTI AHMEDABAD: A group of farmers took possession of movable assets, including computers and printers, of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam at its Gandhinagar office in Gujarat in a bid to recover their long-pending dues as ordered by a civil court. The farmers hailing from the Vadodara district had given their land to the state government for the construction of the Narmada canal over 34 years ago, but have yet to receive the full compensation, their advocate said. They took possession of at least nine CPUs, an equal number of monitors, and five printers belonging to the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL) on Saturday. Videos of the farmers in action surfaces on social media on Monday. Some farmers of Abhol village in Padra taluka of the Vadodara district came to the SSNNL's office with an "attachment warrant" issued in...

Cloud computing: A brief overview of intellectual property issues “in the cloud” | Smart & Biggar

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[co-author: Robert Baker] Cloud computing has increasingly become a dominant model for computer and information technology service, with the majority of businesses worldwide using computing resources and storing data “in the cloud.” However, despite the ease of use and convenience of cloud computing, moving data and services into the cloud raises several legal issues for both cloud computing providers and users. This article highlights some of the issues and questions related to intellectual property (IP) rights raised by cloud computing. What is cloud computing? Generally, “cloud computing" is the remote delivery of computing services and resources to a client. Data is stored and/or processed remotely from the client, on infrastructure that is generally called the “cloud.” The client can access this infrastructure remotely, usually...