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    The 1976 Copyright Act

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    Sections 107 to 122 of the 1976 Copyright Act have established limitations on the rights of the copyright owners. All the rights exercised by the copyright owners should be done within the existing limits established in the 1976 Copyright Act. In some instances, these limitations constitute specified exemptions from copyright liability. For instance, one such limitation is expressed in the doctrine of “fair use” which requires the copyright owners to exercise their rights in a fair manner that does not put those seeking permission to use the material or some other works of authorship in a disadvantaged position. The doctrine also ensures fair-play and allows the users of the rights to seek legal action to the copyright owners who are infringing the rights of users like withdrawing the rights without due consideration. In further occurrences, the restriction derives in the form of a “compulsory license” through which specific restricted practices of copyrighted online works are allowable upon compensation of the obligatory loyalties, combined with obedience to constitutional conditions. The copyright owners in this case are compelled by the state to offer licenses to the users who have complied with the provisions of the law regarding the copyrighted work (Price and Margaret,…

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    Copyright Law

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    To contrast and expand the acknowledge of the protection that copyright law offers, this paper will investigate the cases of Adele accused of copying Kurdish artist’s ballad, Happy Birthday song copyright and Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ Blurred line case. Nowadays, music can transfer and download quickly from the internet. Artists are willing to share their creative works on the different platforms, like iTunes and YouTube so that everyone can listen to all different kinds of music…

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    which is copying, distributing and using someone else’s work without permission. Copyright defines a set of rules on how specific work can be used. It basically sets out the right of the owner, and states responsibilities to the people who wants to use the work.…

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    Copyright law states that works of original expression may receive a copyright, allowing the recipient to restrict use reproduction and distribution of the work. The breadth of copyright pertains to the uses one is allowed without authorization by the author. The issue of what may be copyrighted has required both legislating and court interpretation. Oracle must develop an integrated strategy to fight back and need to be successful in getting Rimini Street cover all the damages due to lost…

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    This first independent Indian Copyright Act is complaint with most international conventions and treaties in the field of copyright. India is a member of the Berne Convention, the Universal Copyright Act (UCC), 1952 and the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) of 1995. Though India is not a member of the Rome Convention, the Copyright Act, 1957 is fully compliant with this convention. To cope with the challenges posed by the development of new technologies…

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    An interesting example of this is Disney, notorious for being extremely strict when it comes to copyright infringements and protecting their intellectual property. In the 90’s they fought to extend their copyright over Mickey Mouse to keep the character out of public domain and are now lobbying congress to extend it another 20 years. However, recently Disney seem to have had a turn around with their views towards copyright, specifically in relation their 2014 film Frozen. Youtube is littered…

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    Infringement of copyright is an uncouth affair. scholastic infringement of copyright is an even more an uncouth problem. Erudite infringement of copyright is an exponentially serious and uncouth problem since people need to be able to not plagiarize. So lecturers teach their students to not plagiarize, after all if the students didn’t know how to not plagiarize their life would be difficult, so it makes sense that schools invest in plagiarism detection software so that they know that their…

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    Copyright, according to Dictionary.com, is identified as "the legal right granted to an author, a composer, a playwright, a publisher, or a distributor to exclusive publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work." A set Assortment of ethereal rights acknowledged by the statute to the author, creator and or originator of specific literary or artistic work, sometimes limited for a certain time period.The privilege is deposed to the creator…

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    Yes, sharing music files through the internet does in fact violate copyright laws. Copyright gives limited monopolies to holders on the reproduction, display, and distribution of that copyrighted work. When you purchase copyrighted work, or it is given to you, you have limited use of it with no right of distributing it. You have every right to listen to the CD you have purchased and even let your friend borrow the disk, but you cannot give a copy of that CD to your friend without having the…

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    Twain Copyright Law

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    Mark Twain himself has said, “Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet”. This message sings true even today with the world’s current laws. Mark Twain would have no knowledge that his statement would be a sort of prophecy. Today’s copyright laws prevent the creativity of content creators all around the world. With laws prohibiting sharing of media and contradicting the laws of fair use, we as individuals are prevented from cultural exchanges and…

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