DNA columnist Dr Shawn Tan looks at how the most recent amendments to the Malaysian Copyright Act may be detrimental to the Open Source Software (OSS) movement.
Digital rights management (DRM) systems or ‘digital locks’ have created an imbalance in the relations between consumer and content owner, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
If you have developed new software, how do you ensure that you can enforce any legal rights against those who copy your software? What types of intellectual property rights are available to protect computer software? What’s the difference between patent and copyright laws? Founder and director of established IP firm KASS International P. Kandiah looks at the issue.