The status quo, as it existed before the Delhi High Court judgment which gave "Hot News" rights over Cricket scores earlier this month, has been re-instated by the Division Bench of the Delhi high court earlier this week. The case will come up for hearing next on April 29th, 2013. This means that those service providers using mobile technology can now offer Cricket scores and ball-by-ball commentary for at least five weeks. The judgment had effectively validated the Hot News concept in India, albeit in a limited manner, giving STAR rights over Cricket scores and ball-by-ball updates being delivered for a premium, for a limited time period of 15 minutes. STAR had not claimed copyright over the information. Gayatri Roy, Partner at Luthra & Luthra informs MediaNama "On March 16, 2013 Cricbuzz preferred an appeal against the partial injunction order…
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