Iran’s IT Council establishes document for open source copyright

The Supreme IT Council of Iran has prepared the strategic document for safeguarding the intellectual property of open source software.

Under this strategic document, open source software producers will define the general structure and ways for safeguarding the rights of the open software. The Open Source Software Copyright Document will clarify the charge of backing the open source software producers and creators. The ICT Ministry Infrastructure IT Affairs is planning to establish centres for registration of the creators and producers of such software under the supervision of the ICT Ministry.