Digital Copyright and the Consumer Revolution: Hands Off My IPod

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Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007. gada 1. janv. - 384 lappuses
A very helpful and accessible collection of contemporary issues in digital copyright law. . . Rimmer s book is quite possibly the most enjoyable and easy to read guide to selected issues of digital copyright law on the market today. . . Its core strength

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the copyright term and the public domain
timeshifting and spaceshifting
copyright law and peertopeer networks
copyright law digital sampling and mashups
copyright law and technological protection measures
copyright law and intermediary liability
search or destroy?
the creative commons and its discontents
a consumers manifesto the declaration of innovation independence

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65. lappuse - One may search the Copyright Act in vain for any sign that the elected representatives of the millions of people who watch television every day have made it unlawful to copy a program for later viewing at home, or have enacted a flat prohibition against the sale of machines that make such copying possible. It may well be that Congress will take a fresh look at this new technology, just as it so often has examined other innovations in the past. But it is not our job to apply laws that have not yet...
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147. lappuse - American copyright law, as presently written, does not recognize moral rights or provide a cause of action for their violation, since the law seeks to vindicate the economic, rather than the personal, rights of authors. Nevertheless, the economic incentive for artistic and intellectual creation that serves as the foundation for American copyright law, Goldstein v.
213. lappuse - In a case where the infringer sustains the burden of proving, and the court finds, that such infringer was not aware and had no reason to believe that his or her acts constituted an infringement of copyright...
64. lappuse - Accordingly, the sale of copying equipment, like the sale of other articles of commerce, does not constitute contributory infringement if the product is widely used for legitimate, unobjectionable purposes. Indeed, it need merely be capable of substantial noninfringing uses.
28. lappuse - The Supreme Court has explained the philosophy underlying the exercise of that power as follows: "The economic philosophy behind the clause empowering Congress to grant patents and copyrights is the conviction that encouragement of individual effort by personal gain is the best way to advance public welfare through the talents of authors .... "±2.1 25/ Mazer v.
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66. lappuse - Perhaps a better and more accurate description is that the Court has tended to evade the hard issues when they arise in the area of copyright law. I see no reason for the Court to be particularly pleased with this tradition or to continue it. Indeed, it is fairly clear from the legislative history of the 1976 Act that Congress meant to change the old pattern and BLACKMUN, J., dissenting 464 US enact a statute that would cover new technologies, as well as old.
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