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  • How are the copyright holders and laws regarding copyright affected in digital era?

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    Few centuries ago, during the rise of the printer era, many European countries developed concepts for controlling who has a right to print a copy of a text. These laws were the first occurrences of a law protecting intellectual property. For some time, laws born out of those original laws were mostly enough for protecting the rights of the authors. But, things have rapidly changed in the 21st century, with the rise of digital reproduction technology, personal computers, and the Internet. Consider

  • Copyright Law in Canada

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    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

  • YouTube Copyright Infringement and Copyright Verification

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    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

  • Music on the Internet and Copyright Infringement

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    infringement of copyright based on the manufacture, importation, or distribution of a digital audio recording device, a digital audio recording medium, an analog recording device, or an analog recording medium, or based on the noncommercial use by a consumer of such a device or medium for making digital musical recordings or analog musical recordings.” The above indicates that individuals can make copies of music recordings for personal noncommercial use and cannot be sued for copyright infringement

  • The Importance Of Copyright Law

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    of the copyright law and how it protects the works of authors and businesses. This report consists mainly of our opinions which are based on numerous cross referencing to media experts and our research through the internet as well as the library. The structure of this report is broken down into different segments, beginning with a recap on copyright law, how does it reward authors and its importance to authors and businesses. This will be followed by discussion on the down side of copyright law and

  • Copyright Law

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    Introduction Just two decades ago, saying “copyright” to teachers most likely conjured images in their minds only of the fine-print notice in the front of a textbook. Today, with a world of Web 2.0 technology at their fingertips, copyright issues for teachers can be confusing and complex. Add to that an ever-increasing emphasis on technology literacy in our states’ education standards – forcing teachers to incorporate applications and resources that may be uncharted territory to them – and the waters

  • Copyright Essay

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    Is Copyright An Outdated Concept In The Light of New Technologies? [2,500] The rise of new technologies has created a new consumer mindset that demands a different approach to copyright than the one that was originally created. With the advent of the digital age, copyright has become ever more present in consumers day-to-day lives. The rise of the personal computer alongside the Internet has meant that copyrighted materials are now easier than ever to access, whether this be legitimately or otherwise

  • Intellectual Property and Copyrights Issues in China

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    Intellectual Property and Copyrights Issues in China 1. Introduction China had made great improvement in deregulation and had complied with its obligations to follow rules and agreements such as Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) as a new member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 2001. TRIPS introduced intellectual property rules into the multilateral trading system. It ensures that computer programs will be protected as literary works under

  • Legal and Copyright

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    University College Academic Integrity Policy, specifically, cross-examining the intent of both methods along regulations or enactments prescribed coupled with the penalties coerced to violators. Referring to the elapse of time and experience, the copyright network of talented producers of published works invariably have concentrated efforts of establishing rules and regulations for the unauthorized distribution of written material by others without permissions from a publisher. “It was relatively easy

  • Plagiarism And Copyright Infringement

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    Academic Policy Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement are two terms that mean different things yet are routinely mentioned as synonyms for each other. This is not the case. The underlying reasoning for people who choose to plagiarize and infringe on copyrights involve some of the same ethics and morals, but from a legal standpoint these terms mean different things. This paper will point out the similarities and differences between the two terms. It will first give some meaning and perspective