Essays Tagged: "Copyright Law"

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

Software Piracy and it’s Effects

Identification and Description of the IssueCopyright law are perhaps those laws which are breached the most by individual on a daily bases. Thi ... hese law or because not much is done to enforce these law. Also some countries of the world have no Copyright laws.Software Piracy is a breach of a copyright law as one copies data contained on the me ... rogram free of charge. The person posting the Pirate software could be from a countries that has no copyright laws.These methods used in Software Piracy are hard to stop because of the fact it is done ...

(4 pages) 146 1 2.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Software Piracy, and current issues realting to the topic.

ment. The United States government has made computer software able to be protected by United States Copyright Law. With this law, corporations intend to reduce the software piracy business. However, t ... unauthorized use of another's production, invention, or conception especially in infringement of a copyright. For example, a software pirate can range from someone illegally copying Microsoft Windows ...

(9 pages) 285 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Intellectual property copyright law

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYCOPYRIGHT LAWIntellectual property is useful information divided into artistic property and industri ... its uniform definition and protection. This paper will cover the intellectual property right called copyright.According to August (2000), a copyright is an intangible statutory right that gives the au ... riod, the exclusive privilege of making copies of the work and publishing and selling the copies. A copyright establishes ownership of original works of authorship "fixed" in any actual medium of expr ...

(3 pages) 298 0 2.2 Feb/2003

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

Intellectual Property Law in Australia.

Case study outlining the following:* Copyright law in Australia* Legislative requirements for registering Trademark* Tort of Passing Off* ... r fabric and jewellery. Mondo is seeking protection of the following subject matter pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 Cth:(a)The reverse engineering and adaptation of the computer software;(b)The imi ... created in Australia or a member country of the Berne Convention in which Australia would recognise copyright.(a) THE REVERSE ENGINEERING AND ADAPTATION OF THE COMPUTER SOFTWAREBroadly speaking in Aus ...

(10 pages) 135 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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 ... aps too tied to that medium to have ready application to today's information technology.The fate of copyright may seem in doubt to some, but copyright has a long durable history. It has survived count ...

(10 pages) 168 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Napter Business Ethics

ion of Napster's ethics but my own. This assignment was an eye-opener for me. I never considered "copyright infringement" until now. Through considerable research and the recommended reading, I lear ... onsiderable revenue from the abuse of information technology. I have a moral obligation to respect copyright law and those it protects. It is also my duty as a parent to set the example for my son t ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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

Are You Downloading or Freeloading?

r). Napster infringes on the intellectual property rights of musicians and their record labels. The Copyright Act of 1976 provides the creator of a work to own copyright protection of their work. When ... wn copyright protection of their work. When a musician owns the exclusive right to a piece of work, copyright law allows the artist to do whatever they want with their work. The artist can sell it, co ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Software Piracy

Computer PiracyComputer Piracy is software that is copied without permission from the copyright holder. This means that the copyright holder, usually the one who makes the software, will ... who makes the software, will not get any reward for his/hers product. It is illegal to infringe the copyright law and can result in imprisonment and/or fines.Every time a computer program is pirated, ... load files into the bulletin board database and you can retrieve files from the board. Unauthorized copyrighted software can easily spread out to users connected by a modem.Software counterfeiting is ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Napster

the bulk of the files transferred through Napster are songs that are protected under United States copyright law. The people who use Napster and download MP3's have not paid for the legal use of this ... t. Napster is about facilitating piracy, and trying to build a business on the backs of artists and copyright owners,"They claimed that the threat Napster formed would inevitably make music sales d ...

(7 pages) 110 2 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Hacker ethics

amages to various companies and individuals. For example when someone through his work violates the copyright law.Lately there has been reported in media about a group of "pirates" who have stolen mov ...

(4 pages) 86 1 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Napster

s of money there. The strongest argument that is present is that Napster is an infringement of the copyright law. Understandably we can relate to how some artists are feeling but many find it hard t ...

(1 pages) 312 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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

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

Bug Inc

ish a domain name with these upgrades the company will benefit greatly. The “Computer Software Copyright Act,” amendments include computer programs in the list of tangible items protected by ... de computer programs in the list of tangible items protected by the copyright law. The creator of a copyrightable software program obtains automatic copyright protection” (Cheeseman, 2007).In the ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers