Q. Which of the following combination of treaties/agreements is known as Internet treaty?
1. WIPO Copyright Treaty
2. Nice Agreement
3. WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1,2 and 3

Answer: C

Explanation: Internet Treaties:

  • India joined the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty – known together as the “Internet Treaties”. India’s accession brings the total number of contracting parties to the “Internet Treaties” to 97 each.
  • The WIPO Internet Treaties update the multilateral copyright system set forth in older treaties such as the Berne Convention from 1886 and the Rome Convention from 1961 for the digital era. By joining these treaties, India is taking an important step to support the development of its renowned creative industries and to allow them to distribute their creative outputs worldwide within the copyright framework.

Source: WIPO