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Copyright vs. the Right to Copy - Copyright vs. the Right to Copy Today's digital technology and the computer have changed how the average consumer can acquire information and entertainment. No longer do we have to wait for the CD to hear a new song, or the release date to watch a movie. The technology is available on our home computers. But is this an infringement on copyright. What about the rights of artists, authors, producers, or actors. Has our technology progressed so far that it infringes on these peoples' livings. It is only a matter of time before laws are passed regarding Internet use....   [tags: Computers Technology Internet Papers]
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Is Copy Protection Cracking Ethical? - Is Copy Protection Cracking Ethical. Introduction There are many types of hackers in the world. One group of hackers focuses on breaking copy protection schemes. Copy protection schemes prevent the illegal copying of software, music, etc. By cracking these schemes, people are then able to use and copy the item without the copy protection preventing or hindering their use. This process is commonly known as cracking and the hackers involved in the process are known as crackers. Cracking is commonly viewed as an illegal act in many countries as it is typically used to steal copies of the copyrighted item....   [tags: Technology Hackers Copyright Essays]
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Copy Protection And The Drm - Piracy of digital information today is a huge problem. However, an even bigger problem is the way that the government and private companies react to it. Private companies make the problem even worse by making over-protective software secutiy systems that also limit our freedom. The government even takes these laws so seriously as to arrest innocent people. Piracy itself is a problem, but even worse is the way it is being handled. Software piracy leads to many companies becoming over-protective about their software and they hire companies like SecuROM, Sony BMG and Starforce....   [tags: Copyright Digital Rights] 1002 words
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Market analysis and Development of Siddhartha Copy Udhyog in Nepal - Paper is now a days very important to everyone. It is used in various forms like copies, notebooks, books, paper files, logbooks, tissue papers, newspapers, etc. Since the population is increasing and society is getting educated the need of paper is increasing so this business is fostering day by day and is slowly becoming one major industrial and financial sector in the economy. The project titled, “Market analysis and Development” of Siddhartha Copy Udhyog was done to become familiar with management and market activities of paper product industry and to help them in developing their market....   [tags: nepalese paper, paper product industry] 1326 words
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Copy Protection of Fashion Design is a Futile Exercise - Fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry that thrives on the capability of people to continuously evolve from one fashion design to another as these clothes images are presented by various fashion houses then improved upon or stylized by other smaller, lesser known fashion makers. It is through this practice of taking the design of one and re-imagining it that the fashion industry in America manages to thrive and exist even during times of depression. People after all need clothes that look good and fashionable in one way or another in order to feel good about themselves....   [tags: Fashion ]
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Comparison of Severan copy of Athena Parthenos and 13th century - Comparison of Severan copy of Athena Parthenos and 13th century Virgin and Mary The Severan copy of Athena Parthenos and an early 13th century Virgin child are two pieces at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that compare and contrast in several ways. Their historical importance as symbols, their sculptural mediums, styles and dimensions, and their functions make them historically relevant. The Reduced Replica of Athena Parthenos - at the MFA in Boston is a marble statue which depicts a graceful, robed female icon....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Plagiarism is Morally and Ethically Wrong - Ethnics of Plagiarism What do you do when you get a five-page paper due next week or even a month from the assigned date. Do you work on the assignment as soon as you get it or put it off until the night that it’s due. Most high school and college students hold off until that night to work on the paper, while others will work on it as soon as they are out of class or out of school for the day. Waiting until the last minute will cut some time in putting the thought and hard work of the grade that you may deserve....   [tags: Honor Code, Copy, Paste] 661 words
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Lie to Me Episode Blinded Cal LIghtman by Samuel Baum - In Samuel Baum’s Lie to Me episode “Blinded” Cal Lightman and his team investigates a copycat serial rapist by interrogating the original rapist. This episode discusses topics such as the psychological theory of crime, criminal personalities, psychopathy, and interrogation methods of police officers. However, in Jerry Bruckheimer’s CSI: Miami episode “Just One Kiss” Horatio’s team investigates the murder of a young bartender and the rape of a young woman. This episode discusses topics such as alibis, interrogation methods, and evidence....   [tags: copy cat rapist, serial rapist]
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"Balzac created life, he did not copy it" Do you agree? - "Balzac created life. He did not copy it." [Oscar Wilde, `The Decay of Lying']. Do you agree. I partially agree with Wilde's statement, however I believe that the first part of the statement is essentially complimentary and serves only to qualify the second. I don't believe that Wilde thought that Balzac actually created life in the literal sense of the term. I believe that it was said in order to emphasize the fact that Balzac didn't copy life. To what extent Balzac imitated real life is debatable....   [tags: European Literature] 1771 words
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Argument of the Hume's Response to the Missing Shade of Blue - In this essay, I will argue that Hume’s response to the “missing shade of blue” example is satisfactory. Firstly, I shall explain Hume’s account of the relationship between impressions and ideas and the copy principle. I shall then examine the “missing shade of blue” and its relation to this account. I shall then explore Hume’s response to his own counter-example and evaluate his position by considering possible objections and responses to his view. I shall then show why Hume’s response to the “missing shade of blue” example is satisfactory....   [tags: atomism, non-genetic thesis,copy principle]
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The Protection of Semiconductor Chip Products - My paper was written on Protection of Semiconductor Chip Products, which is Chapter 9 of the U.S. Copyright law. The Protection of Semiconductor Chip Products was created in order to protect semiconductor company’s product research and development. However, it has been used in many court case examples including those that are not semiconductors, but simply software or hardware related. Under the protection, the owner has a right to reproduce, distribute, import, or knowingly cause another person to do such acts....   [tags: reverse engineer, copy right law, copying]
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Jane Eyre, the Cinderella Copy - Cinderella is a classic fairytale almost every person knows. Such recognition was earned through time and it’s originality. Yet from this well-known tale, many stories have stemmed into their own interesting aspects of virtually the same plot with similar characters. One of the related stories is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Brontë uses the main character Jane as Cinderella who finds her prince charming. Even though Jane Eyre contains more about human nature and less of magic, it still resembles the Cinderella archetype through Jane’s early life and her relationship with Rochester....   [tags: essays research papers] 585 words
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Software Copyrights - Like the copyright laws of almost all countries, the U.S. Copyright Law provides for exceptions that permit certain acts which would otherwise be actionable as copyright infringements. These provisions, known as the "fair use" provisions apply to all copyright works and provide exceptions from copyright protection for "purposes such as criticism, comment, news, reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use) scholarship or research". In deciding whether a use is fair, courts must consider: (1) the purpose and character of the use...   [tags: Copy Right Case Analysis Law] 1759 words
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Intellectual Property in Singapore - ... However, if we register a trade mark, we are effectively gaining a statutory monopoly of our mark. It can add value to our business as it can be used to protect our market share, we can also license it to a franchise, or sell it for a specific value. Trade marks can also help us to raise equity for the development of our business. Registered design are used primarily to protect designs for industrial use. If we register a design, we would be protecting the external appearance of the article....   [tags: patent, trademark, copy right] 3306 words
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Bug Inc - BUG, Inc. is a company that is a manufacturer and seller of electronic recording devices. Many of their clients are state and federal law enforcement agencies. Because of the nature of its business and its clients, it has many developments and designs that need to be protected from others trying to replicate its work. Below describes many different situations of needed protection and how to protect its products. Intellectual Property Protection BUG, Inc. needs to protect its designs, manufacturing process, the actual recording devices, original authored software, and its ladybug logo....   [tags: Copy Right Laws Protection Business] 1323 words
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Art and Reproduction: Joan of Arc Images - ... This explains the many reproductions In the Wallach Gallery, the viewer can observe different types of reproductions. The Joan of Arc, 1915, cast after 1917 in bronze can be compared to the Homage to the Maid of France, 1919 in Bronze as well. If the scale is radically different, they both represent the same heroine. One is in three dimensions and the other is sculpted on a medal. The armor and the helmet are the same but the position of the arms and the sword are different. The digitalized version obfuscates the comparison because it is a rotational photography of the original statue on Riverside Drive....   [tags: emblematic figures, patriotism, french]
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The Best Evidence Rule - ... From the defendant attorney’s point of view, when the examiner made a copy of the defendant’s five hard drives, and later made additional copies of those hard drives to provide to the investigator, this process somehow violated the best evidence rule. I would disagree with the attorney’s argument that a bit for bit copy of the defendant’s computer hard drives is the same as making photo copies from an original document because the bit for bit copy is an exact copy of the defendant’s hard drives each time it is copied, were as, a photocopy of document loses information each time that it is copied....   [tags: law, digital media, computer] 647 words
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Biology: Determining the Lengths of Telomeres Using Flow FISH Method - Flow FISH is a method for determining the lengths of telomeres which is common nowadays due to its versatility, its more rapid and its able to process samples which contain few cells (Lansdorp,1996). The major limitation of flow-FISH is the requirement of the equipment to do the analysis which is expensive, the configuration of the equipment (flow cytometer) and the nature of the probe used for hybridization is also expensive and requires a well trained personnel. Flow-FISH involves hybridisation of telomeric DNA of fixed sample cells with a fluorescently labeled peptide-nucleotide probe with sequence which is complementary to the telomere repeat DNA sequences....   [tags: dna sequence, rna] 1172 words
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Advertisements in the Media - Advertisements in the Media Advertisements are used everywhere, and they are very important to every company or product we own. They are the very method of selling everything, although not all adverts are the same. They differ depending on their target audience. Target audience splits up into three categories: social class, age and gender, although religions, the political party which people support, and also peoples other general interests also play a large part in advertisements....   [tags: Papers] 1539 words
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What are Version Control Systems? - ... An atomic data unit is the smallest portion unit of data where any change to a part of this data would constitute the whole unit to be marked as changed. For example, if we are trying to version control text files, the atomic data unit could be a line, sentence or a word (or a character for that matter). These data units could be applied to any text file. For example, a source code file is essentially a text file. However, contextual knowledge about the text file may allow us to choose a more appropriate atomic data unit....   [tags: data, information, repository] 555 words
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Digital Piracy and Jewish Law - The rapid development of technology over the past few centuries has certainly left an impact on the world of halacha¸ or Jewish Law. Poskim, the formulators of the halacha, have had to make decisions on a variety of topics to accommodate fast-paced advancements in areas ranging from travel (When does one crossing the International Date Line celebrate a holiday?) to home appliances (Under what circumstances may one use a refrigerator on the Sabbath?). One issue that has been particularly relevant in recent years is that of digital piracy....   [tags: religion, jew, technology] 2283 words
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The Google File System - ... The communication between master and chunkserver is carried out by HeartBeat messages. There is no file data caching because most applications now process large files which are simply too big to be cached. Their architecture is based on a single master to simplify the design. The system makes three copies of the data by default for recovery. They specify the chunk size to be 64 MB which is very large comparing to chunk size in other files systems because it first reduces the interaction between clients and master, reduces the network overhead if it uses persistence TCP connections, and decreases the size of metadata stored in the master however it could bring overhead if the data size i...   [tags: failures, recovery, higher performance] 1128 words
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Plagiarism and the Internet - Plagiarism and the Internet Plagiarism has always been a problem in schools. However, with the invention of the internet, it has made plagiarism even more of a challenge. Plagiarism.org, “estimates that nearly 30 percent of all students may be plagiarizing on all their written assignments and that the use of the Internet has made plagiarism much worse.” [1] The act of plagiarism can be defined as, “To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own, to use (another’s production) without crediting the source, to commit literary theft, to present as new and original as idea or product derived from an existing source”2....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]
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On the Definition of Right: Personal Perspectives - ... This is where Josek explains that Simon could in fact forgive Karl for what he has done, but it would have no actual meaning and would simply be a way of forgetting the evil deeds this man has committed. The problem that Simon faces is that in which he comes to terms with his conscious decision to not forgive Karl, however he subconsciously is torn with pity and cannot decide if he really should have forgiven him. This is shown in Simon’s dreams and thoughts where he sees the dying SS man and still feels remorse....   [tags: behaviors, conscious, mind, sleep]
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Description of Digital Rights Management - With the explosive rise of digital media, computing devices and digital networks have allowed the ability for digital media to be distributed at a highly flexible and cost-efficient way. This has led to a change on how the media is being consumed, with more and more sales dropping for DVD’s and CD’s causing problems for many retailers, but on the other hand, digital media is rising in contrast. However, with the media being accessed digitally it also allows people to access, manipulate or even duplicate the media beyond the terms and conditions that was originally agreed upon....   [tags: piracy, digital media, digital rights]
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Get Fit with Nike - The American dream for women is to have a toned, fit body that all other women will envy and men will long to look at forever. Many different workout routines and products flood the market trying to persuade athletic women. For a workout product to appeal to an athletic woman, the ad must show the female reader the unique qualities that stand out from other products. With bold copy, an aggressive illustration, and dominant design, this Nike ad, "MAKE YOURSELF FIT" persuades to the female reader that they can be determined to get fit and also get noticed by others when wearing Nike....   [tags: Advertising]
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Keyborading And Info Processing Pg 57 58 - 1. Mindy left her coat here. Can she stop by for it. 2. Do you plan to go today. The game begins at four. 3. I wrote to Mr. Katz, but Miss Dixon sent the form 4. Do you know if Luic and lex Bauner are with br. Tu. 5. The Beau Monde Singers will perform at Music Hall. 6. Lennox corp. now owns the Hyde Park athletic club. 7. Did you ask if the OEA contest is to be on Friday. 8. Dos FBLA meet on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 9. August was very hot, but September is rather cool. 10.they are to spend July and august at Myrtle Beach....   [tags: essays research papers] 1055 words
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Copyright Issues in the Digital Age - Abstract Copyright issues during recent years have grown to become an increasingly major problem. The introduction of the Internet as well as the technological transformation into the digital era has proved problematic for issues concerning copyright. Distributors remain deeply protective of the creative artworks protected under these laws, while users and community groups lobby for keeping the ability to use copyrighted art in fair use circumstances. During recent years, laws and protective agencies have been established to help control these issues, however, the problem of illegal copyright remains unresolved and not only does awareness need to be implemented across education institu...   [tags: Technology Internet Cyberspace Plagiarism Essays]
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Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (DMCA) - Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (DMCA) MOSCOW, Russia (AP) - Bill Gates was arrested late Thursday evening at Moscow International Airport. Gates, co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), was returning to the US after attending a software conference in Moscow. Sources indicate the NKVD arrested Gates on charges pursuant to an alleged violation of Russian software law. The charges were reportedly filed by the Russian software firm Camah, presumably in response to the recent release of Microsoft Advanced eBook Processor....   [tags: Rights Copyright Research Papers]
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Computer Forensics: Issues in Preserving Digital Evidence and Forensic Investigation - Technology is constantly changing, and as the capabilities change, so do the issues in Forensic information technology (FIT). FIT is defined as the scientific use or application of information technology (IT) that is used to generate and present digital evidence to be used in courts, legal or other formal proceedings (Volonio). While the use of technology helps get things done faster, it also can present many issues if the proper procedures and tools are not used and followed. An existing issue in FIT is computer forensics, in regards to preserving digital evidence and effectively conducting a computer forensics investigation....   [tags: digital media, digital evidence]
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Analysis of Differnt Types of Learning Methods - Learning methods simply mean a person’s natural desired way of take in, managing and memorizing new content and skills. There are three major models that look at the way on how a person learns best including: auditory, visual, and sense of touch. Auditory is when a person learns through conversation such as listening and talking. Visual is when a person learns through imitating such as observing and copying. Sense of touch is when a person learns through physical actions such as movement and touch....   [tags: auditory, visual, touch] 1377 words
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The Objectification of Women in Advertisements - The objectification of women is a huge issue in society and is often led by advertising. However many men still believe that the adverts depicting women in a sexual and often passive posture are not very offensive but rather very funny or sexy. However how would they feel if it were their daughter or sister being advertised throughout the world as a sex object. The Tiger Beer advertisement shown in the appendix is a clear example of the objectification of women in advertising. The Tiger Beer advert was made to appeal to men from the age of 20 to 60....   [tags: Advertisements, feminism, ] 1050 words
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Pushing the Boundaries of Experimental Literature - In his essay, “On Several Obsolete Notions,” Alain Robbe-Grillet criticizes the stable characters, linear plotlines, and calculated content which make up the conventional novel. He argues that a novelist does not need to begin a story with its content in mind rather, “the novelist’s strength is precisely that he invents [...] without a model.” And that “invention and imagination become, at the limit, the very subject of the book” (Robbe-Grillet 32). Robbe-Grillet’s notions of the creative process are true in that a successful novelist may not require a formula to write by; instead he may experiment with language for a chance to reveal new ideas....   [tags: Alain Robbe-Grillet, On Several Obsolete Notions] 739 words
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YouTube Copyright Infringement and Copyright Verification - YouTube, Copyright Infringement, and Copyright Verification You Tube, a social network, is a site that contains a variety of works from artistic to personal, such as, games and software, both audio and audio visual material, dramatic plays and written works. To protect and acknowledge these works, a copyright is used. Copyright is a type of intellectual property law. It is a legal notion in most states that protect original piece of work of an individual earning them the right of exclusivity. This is usually for a period of short time to allow the architect of a piece of work to meet needs through financial gain....   [tags: property, law, blocking, trademark]
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The Importance of Deoxy-ribo Nucleic Acid - Nucleic Acids are the sole reason we human beings are different from a banana, from an elephant, or from a chimpanzee. All living things in this world are unique because of the order of 4 bases arranged in different patterns to form DNA. DNA is the blueprint for every organism. The blueprint needed to build us resides in most of our cells. This information is a sequence of four nucleotides arranged in a specific pattern. For example, cows have 80% of a human's DNA. DNA provides the map of the proteins and genes we express in each individual, and without it, we would be a totally different person....   [tags: nucleic acids, dna, rna]
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Legal Issues of The Napster Website - Napster, an idea from the head of a teenager redefined the Internet and the music industry forever. The Napster website concept is simple: its creator hoped to design a "program that allows computer users to swap MP3s with one another directly (aka Peer to Peer File Sharing), without going through a middleman. Napster had achieved a tremendous level of success, but it once was a controversial service that spurred what is still one of the greatest Internet-related debates: Just because we can get the music we want without paying for it, should we?, although it is technically a file sharing program that has a central server....   [tags: music industry, napster, mp3] 914 words
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What is Digital Rights Management? - Introduction – What is Digital Rights Management. With the explosive rise of digital media, computing devices and digital networks have allowed the ability for digital media to be distributed at a highly flexible and cost-efficient way. This has led to a change on how the media is being consumed, with more and more sales dropping for DVD’s and CD’s causing problems for many retailers but on the other hand digital media is rising in contrast. However with the media being accessed digitally it also allows people to access, manipulate or even duplicate the media beyond the terms and conditions that was originally agreed upon, an illustration of this is the largely spread piracy of video/audio f...   [tags: DRM, Media, Disks] 579 words
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Modern Piracy With A Breif History - Piracy is usually determined as a seizure of property (ship, airplane or software) that holds no commission from the owner (“Piracy” 1). It is mostly linked to the dirty, bearded men that sailed the seven seas and robed merchant ships or ships that carried a valuable cargo. This however, was not the case in the late eighties and is definitely not the case today in the nineties. Now software pirates copy software without the permission of the company for their own personal benefits. Since piracy interrupts trade between nations it has been considered to be an offense against international law (“Piracy” 1)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The LEGO Ad - LEGO the world biggest conglomerate of toy production fight for its consumers?. This concept is illustrated in the advertisements, used by LEGO. To illustrate, one of LEGO ads introduces the concept of child with healthy mind, who doesn't watch violence and awful things on TV, because he/she plays with none violent and harmless LEGO toys. The LEGO advertisement targets the significant part of population, people who have children, such as parents, grandparents and all other relatives. It uses methods of persuasion, indicated in Hirschberg's article, like pathos in picture, logos in copy and ethos showing the name of company(1)....   [tags: LEGO Toys, TV Violence]
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Ethical CD burning? - Ethical CD burning. Everyone likes to find a good deal. When people are shopping and they find out the item they wanted to buy is cheaper than they expected, they are made happy. People like to receive things for cheap or even free. But as the familiar saying goes, “There is no such thing as a free lunch.” This is because someone is always paying. One person may receive “a free lunch,” but it is not entirely free because there is someone in the background that still has to cover the cost. CD burning goes the same way....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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DMCA and Russia - DMCA and Russia Background Information Traditionally, book authors have had the Copyright Law to protect their creations. That changed, however, since their books have become available in electronic format. In short, the creations had been turned into information – one that can effortlessly be copied and distributed thanks to invent of computers, Internet, and (lately), cheap data storage devices. Adobe Corporation’s eBook was meant to fix that problem for the copyright owners, while letting the readers keep their rights to their copy of the book....   [tags: Copyright Laws Sharing Essays]
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Explaining Subjective Consciousness - Explaining Subjective Consciousness I often ask myself, why me. There are billions of brains on this planet alone, and no one knows how many sentient beings exist in the galaxy, or in the entire universe. I share 99.8% of my DNA with chimps (if I remember well), and even more with any human on the planet. Granted, there is no brain that works _exactly_ like mine. But the differences seem trivial. Why must I be witness to the data processing that occurs inside this particular brain. The problem has been obscured for a long time, because no two people are exactly alike....   [tags: Subjective Consciousness Paradox Essays] 4310 words
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A Comparison of Two Newspapers - A Comparison of Two Newspapers The Sun and the Guardian are very different newspapers, even at a first glance you can see that they are created for different purposes. The guardian newspaper is twice the size of a tabloid newspaper e.g. The Sun. and therefore has twice as much information, than a tabloid. A Tabloid newspaper focuses on the images, and has less information than a broadsheet newspaper, so it can attract a different audience....   [tags: Papers] 764 words
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Plato's Repubulic- Music, Art, Literature - In The Republic, Plato uses many different aspects in Books II, III, and X including: art, literature, and music. These aspects play a huge part in the building of the “ideal city”. Plato includes what can and cannot be used and what is good and what is bad for the city. While building the city, everything is broken down and analyzed by Plato. Art as an imitation of real things, three types of imitation, the types of literature, art, and music allowed and not allowed in the city, and the impact of art on the people of the city will all be analyzed in this paper....   [tags: essays research papers] 1204 words
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Piracy and the Internet - In the late 1990s, most homes and organizations began to receive Internet access. In correlation, many features became available to Web including the fact that files of any type could be downloaded with ease from any source quickly and often for free. The film and music industries felt that the availability of the Internet was posing a large threat to their business model. It was so easy to obtain a song or even an entire movie clip with a click of a mouse. Software and books could be had for “free” as well....   [tags: E-book Piracy, Film Piracy, Music Sharing]
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The Open Source Communities - 1. INTRODUCTION: As the title describes, it is a movement for the freedom to use, modify or reuse others` codes without the violation of the license. This movement began in late 90`s which lead to a totally new generation of technology in field of computers and software specifically. We all know the initial computer was “Abacus” and its decedents were basically used for single purpose i.e. Calculation. If any other task was to be performed, overall setup was to be changed to. Changing the requirements every now and then wasn`t considered the most feasible approach....   [tags: use, modify, reuse other´s code] 2594 words
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Security Features to Protect Your Checks from Being Used Fraudulently - Your checks are manufactured with a range of security features designed to prevent fraud. If they're not, they should be. Familiarize yourself with these safety features in order to stay safe when dealing with checks. Are you still writing checks. Although the number of electronic payments surpassed checks ten years ago, checks remain a popular form of payment. They still represent the largest dollar volume of all transactions, making them the payment method most frequently targeted by criminals....   [tags: preventing forging and fraud] 532 words
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Copyright Law in Canada - Canada's copyright law is one of our hardest laws to enforce. The reason the police have so much trouble enforcing this law, is due to technology. This law is very easy to break, and once broken, it is very hard to track down violators. So although some form of a copyright law is needed, the one we have has, too many holes to be effective. There are three main ways in which the copyright law is broken in everyday life. They is audio/video tape copying, plagiarism, and software piracy. The first, and most commonly violated aspect of the copyright law, is the copying of audio tapes for oneself and friends....   [tags: essays research papers] 850 words
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Printed Books Vs. Digital Books - The importance of technology has always been essential to our existence. Many types of technology continue to grow over passing generations. Since the 1400s books have been vital to the ways in which we document facts, theories and experiments. This has evolved from important documentation being turned into electronic books to everyday brand new books only being available in the electronic form. How long until paper books become obsolete. Printed books have a 600 year history, they are an embodiment of culture....   [tags: technology, screen, pleasure] 515 words
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The Newly Proposed Copyright Law in Germany - The Newly Proposed Copyright Law in Germany Up to now copyright laws are heterogeneous throughout Europe, even amongst the member nations of the European Union. For example, in the UK manufacturers of recording and duplication hard- and software are not charged a fee per sold unit that goes to an association representing the body of copyright owners while in most other European countries this fee exists. In order to create a more homogeneous business environment the European Parliament passed new regulatory boundaries for copyright laws that now have to be transformed into national law by all member nations1....   [tags: Music Copyrights Ethics Essays]
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