Essays Tagged: "Copyright"

Canada's Copyright Law

Canada's copyright law is one of our hardest laws to enforce. The reasonthe police have so much trouble enfor ... easy to break, and once broken, it is very hard to track downviolators. So although some form of a copyright law is needed, the one we havehas, too many holes to be effective. There are three main wa ... s needed, the one we havehas, too many holes to be effective. There are three main ways in which thecopyright law is broken in everyday life. They is audio/video tape copying,plagiarism, and software ...

(3 pages) 73 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Intellectual Property.

INTRODUCTIONCopyright in the digital era raises the issue of whether our courts should adjudicate disputes case ... application. The following essay aims to discuss whether technology neutrality is an ideal goal for copyright law.Copyright LawCopyright law works by granting a range of exclusive rights in relation t ... opyright law works by granting a range of exclusive rights in relation to the copyright work to the copyright owner, and then qualifying those rights by granting certain exceptions to them. In doing t ...

(14 pages) 522 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This essay deals with licenses, privacy, email privacy, copiright and the problems about it.

ociety functions and has left us with many new laws. The laws involve Intellectual Property Rights (copyright), Cyberspace Law, Privacy, Commerce, Computer Fraud, Hacking as well as International Law. ... , Privacy, Commerce, Computer Fraud, Hacking as well as International Law. Below are a few examples.Copyright lawTypically the primary means of affording legal protection for producers of computer pro ...

(4 pages) 463 3 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Who is, and who should be, the principle beneficiary of English copyright law: authors and performers, those involved in the commercial exploitation of copyright works, or the general public?

Who is, and who should be, the principle beneficiary of English copyright law: authors and performers, those involved in the commercial exploitation of copyright wo ... se involved in the commercial exploitation of copyright works, or the general public?The purpose of copyright is to allow creators to gain economic rewards for their efforts and so encourage future cr ... s all .IntroductionIn answering this question, I will first examine the current position of English copyright law in how it benefits exploiters, authors and performers, and those involved in the comme ...

(10 pages) 81 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Copyrights

Copyrights are designed to provide some form of protection against unauthorized use of original info ... uction and distribution to electronic form, with its corresponding ease of copying, naturally makes copyright-dependent industries nervous. Much talk in the news and on the net these days is about the ... ependent industries nervous. Much talk in the news and on the net these days is about the future of copyright law, a law developed in an age of print and now perhaps too tied to that medium to have re ...

(10 pages) 168 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Digital Armageddon

What is a Copyright? Copyright is a protection that covers published and unpublished literary, scientific and ... r graphic that can be set on paper, recorded on tape or saved to a hard drive, it may be protected. Copyright laws grant the creator the exclusive right to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distrib ... ccess to it and decides to grab it. In this day and age it is very common to see wars going on with copyright and piracy. Some may say that if they purchase whether it be CD's, software, or games that ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Computers and the Law: Paper 2

Dear Dewey,The first issue that must be addressed is ownership of the copyright in the Church's home page. Ownership of a copyright initially belongs to the author or aut ... e courts find that the webpage was a work made for hire the Church will be awarded ownership of the copyright. As in the case of Reid vs. CCNV, if the courts find that the work in question does not co ... he work in question does not constitute a work made for hire Phool will be awarded ownership of the copyright. The next issue at hand is the Church's possible countersuit against Phool for infr ...

(6 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Editorial discussing the controversy of downloading music. Gives a quick overview of the history of music downloads and goes into opinions from teens and adults.

Ever since the Internet was created many issues about copyright laws have surfaced. Every form of information has been at risk of being pirated from a com ... g and download it from the site. These sites were sued by the music industry, and were shutdown for copyright infringement. Around the same time, the large recording industry members began cooperating ... ograms like Kazza had no direct connection to any person, anywhere so they couldn't be connected to copyright laws. It was the perfect crime and because of it everyone became a criminal. The RI ...

(5 pages) 163 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Copyrights, Trademarks, and Patents

process it took to get there, and even the idea in and of itself. This type of protection is called copyright. This protection is so vast and legalistic that I will focus mainly on the following: what ... l focus mainly on the following: what is copyright; its benefits and origins, how does one go about copyrighting something, differences between -copyrights, trademarks, and patents- and the consequenc ...

(3 pages) 158 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Copyright

'How do 'moral' rights differ from other rights in copyright legislation?'Within this essay I shall be looking at the differences between 'moral' right ... gislation?'Within this essay I shall be looking at the differences between 'moral' rights and other copyright rights contained in recent legislation. Namely there were three such moral rights that wer ... d in recent legislation. Namely there were three such moral rights that were introduced into the UK copyright law for the first time in the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 . These were, the rig ...

(8 pages) 83 0 3.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

What does Copyright mean to You?

I think copyrights are very confusing and few people know just what all therules are. I know it is legal to ... make large size copies of pages in a churchhymnal for those in your congregation ( It states in the copyright thatportions of this book may be copied for congregations), But is it legal to usethose co ... play a cover song they need to getpermission first, but how many of them really do? I believe that copyrightinfringement is wrong. But to what extent? I believe that some of our copyrightlaws are the ...

(1 pages) 629 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

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(1 pages) 470 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

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(1 pages) 316 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The 411 on copyright for net p

e Photo Net Index for a inventory of photographers portfolios, galleries, and museums. Who owns the copyrights to all these cool Net photos? This paper presents a sampling of opinions and predictions ... ool Net photos? This paper presents a sampling of opinions and predictions about the application of copyright law to Net photos in relation to contemporary photographers; stock photo agencies; publish ...

(16 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Blissfeet

ecessary in this initial stage, because it is quite expensive for a new company. A second option is copyrighting the product, which provides an owner with the exclusive rights to reproduce a certain w ... specified period subject to some basic limits. Ideas and technology are generally not protected by copyrights. Making socks, which prevent blister, is not a new industry, so copyrights may not apply ...

(2 pages) 269 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Digital millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 was law makers response to the rapid upraise to digital piracy via Napster. Un ... law makers response to the rapid upraise to digital piracy via Napster. Unfortunately the annex to copyright law left many holes witch corporations have been using to unjustly bring litigation on peo ... inning it was very hard to find pirated material on the internet. If a website was found to contain copyrighted material, and did not have the explicit permission of the copyright owner, they were sen ...

(8 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Copyright Infringement

their works or ideas from those who would copy their work. The solution for this problem is called copyrights. In this assignment, I will define and discuss the copyright and will also mention a few ... uch as web downloading, web publishing, Implied Access, and Composite web pages and the use of some copyright related law to determine whether copyright infringement has occurred.Berne Union for the P ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analyze Tangible and Intellectual Issues in Telecommunication Industry

for intellectual property.Patents are for products, machines, and improvements to existing devices. Copyrights are for words, thoughts, ideas, and music. Trademarks are names, symbols, or devices used ... evaluate risks. Protection includes patenting inventions, trademarks and service marks, registering copyrights in works of authorship (including software), or maintaining business' trade secrets. Prot ...

(7 pages) 124 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The concept of 'taking of a substantial part' has been stretched too far by judges dealing with copyright infringement. Discuss.

The British Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988[1] effectively provide the maker of an original work a copyri ... k is created[3].The right holder will have negative right to stop others from infringing his or her copyright. Nevertheless, there is strict liability for copyright infringement. Infringement can eith ... n himself commits an infringing act or authorized another to do an infringing act restricted by the copyright. On the other hand, secondary infringement is when people dealing with infringing copies o ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Fair Use in South Park and MediaDescription: Fair Use In Media

iscussing the issue of fair use, it is important to understand exactly what it means. Fair use is a copyright standard based on the belief that the public is entitled to freely use portions of copyrig ... guided by 4 factors. These factors include the purpose and character of your use, the nature of the copyrighted work, the amount and substantiality of the portion taken and lastly, the effect of the u ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media