Andhra Pradesh copied our biz norm web designs, data formats: Telangana

Telangana on Tuesday said it filed a case with Cyber Crime cell against Andhra Pradesh alleging it has indulged in "plagiarism."

By: PTI | Hyderabad | Published:July 5, 2016 8:57 pm
telangana, andhra pradesh, telangana website, andhra pradesh website, plagiarism, copyright laws, copyright infringement, website plagirism, telangana andhra pradesh, telangana news, andhra pradesh news Telangana government alleged that Andhra Pradesh government copied some of the web pages belonging to the Telangana government, thus violating copyright laws.

The Telangana government has accused Andhra Pradesh of violating copyright laws by reproducing their web designs and data formats that were submitted to the Centre for ‘ease of doing business’ (EoDB) presentation, a charge denied by the latter.

Telangana on Tuesday said it filed a case with Cyber Crime cell against Andhra Pradesh alleging it has indulged in “plagiarism” by copying their web designs and data formats that were submitted to the Ministry of Commerce.

All States are supposed to submit replies to 340 queries related to various systems in place they have in terms of “ease of doing business”. Though the last date for submission was June 30, the Department of Industrial Policy has extended it to July 7, Arvind Kumar, Telangana Principal Secretary for Industries, said.

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He alleged the Andhra Pradesh government copied some of the web pages belonging to the Telangana government, thus violating copyright laws.

“Screenshots are similar, typos are similar. It is not a coincidence. We believe they (the Andhra Pradesh government) have copied our software allocation without prior permission from us. It is unethical. We filed a case against them under cyber crimes laws. Investigation is going on,” Kumar said.

When contacted Parakala Prabhakar, Communications Advisor to Andhra Pradesh, refuted the allegations levelled by the Telangana government.

“It is really slander and everybody knows the kind of reforms we undertake in the state. There is no necessity to copy from someone else,” Prabhakar told PTI.

Last year, Gujarat secured the first spot, followed by AP, in EoDB rankings given by the World Bank to judge investment-friendly nature of the states. Telangana stood 13th.

Telangana uploaded information on e-filing of Commercial Courts tracking system before June 30 and the format was copied by the AP government, Kumar said.

“There were some spelling mistakes in our webpage. The AP government copied that also without bothering to correct them. It is a clear case of plagiarism.”

Telangana Minister for Industries K T Rama Rao has written a letter to Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman highlighting ethics to be followed for securing a good rank in EoDB.

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      Arjun
      Jul 6, 2016 at 12:26 pm
      Andhra did stupid thing...shamelt;br/gt;Copied with spelling mistakes.lt;br/gt;Building capital city is also like this and is a big scam.
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        ckm
        Jul 6, 2016 at 2:14 am
        Copying data formats? Are data formats copyrighted or patented?
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          KKV
          Jul 6, 2016 at 11:35 am
          Details are with Nirmala Sitaraman. Get it from her
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            KKV
            Jul 6, 2016 at 11:33 am
            Yes
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              krishna
              Jul 6, 2016 at 1:47 pm
              Application template and policy are entirely different. Policy is something like GO. application template can be changed whenever wanted. EODB depends on several factors like policy, infrastructure, skillset, incentives, power supply etcc..but not on application template. Fools should understand this. Politicians diverting people mind onto silly issues.
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                V Murlikrishna
                Jul 13, 2016 at 1:32 am
                Indians don't need anyone but themselves to dig them in.No Indian state is even close to any developed country and that speaks a lot for a 1B potion.Even though my natives are from costal AP and a lot of my relatives are set in hyderabad , I have no personal connect to those places . However from a distance it does feel shameful as a telugu to see this tom and Jerry show.I guess until we start seeing ourselves as Indians which I dare say is impossible in this environment. .We will continue be the famed Indian crabs.
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                  Rajesh
                  Jul 6, 2016 at 4:16 am
                  Andhra did stupid thing...shamelt;br/gt;Copied with spelling mistakes.lt;br/gt;Building capital city is also like this and is a big scam.
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