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    who are potentially infringing, or that companies like YouTube can have others work on their site, simply by claiming it isn’t their fault. This is not true. In fact, the DMCA often protects copyright holders work. MGM Studios, Inc. v. Grokster is a perfect example of this. In 2005, a small conglomeration of intellectual property holders sued file sharing site Grokster after they created a software that allowed users to download copyrighted works. Grokster won the case in the district court after MGM cited the Betamax case, which determined that if a technology could…

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    Explain Why Copyright Laws are Important in Today’s Business World Anonymous University of the People Phil 1404 “Ethics” Unit 4 Written Assignment Introduction In this essay, the reader will understand how a copyright serve as a form of protection that is provided by the laws of the United States. Additionally, full explanation why copying software and other resources are called piracy and intellectual property (IP) will be made known to the reader. Finally, my professional code of ethics as a…

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    On the other hand, fanfiction that comments negatively on the original source or turns the story into something very unpleasing does not meet the definition of fanfiction presented by Tushnet and may be viewed for copyright infringement separately to fanfiction guidelines. These works would fall into the "criticism and commentary" side of the argument rather than secondary works that are true works of fanfiction. This side of the argument is in regard to someone who is a follower of the original…

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    Introduction Is the internet today as we know the playground that has no rules? Are copyright infringers’ taking advantage of the internet and allowed to violate copyright laws without any repercussions? Many copyright owners that feel their works of authorship are being broadcasted through the world of the internet without their permissions. This copyright material is being displayed not only on US websites but foreign websites. How can these copyright infringers’ be held accountable?…

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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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    Underscoring virtually all of the conceptual difficulties of copyright protection for computer software is an uneasy match between a legal mechanism aimed at protecting the fruits of creative labor, which has evolved for centuries around artistic and literary concepts, and devices that control a machine. It is not surprising, therefore, that prior to the enactment of the Copyright Act of 1976 and the advent of mass-marketed computers for use in homes and small businesses, the interests of…

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    Digital Piracy

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    The bill will allow rights holders to go to a Federal Court judge to request overseas websites, or "online locations", blocked provided that they have the "primary purpose" of facilitating copyright infringement. Suppose the rights holder’s request is granted, Australian Internet Providers such as Telstra or Optus would then need to comply with the judge’s order to block all nationwide access to the infringing website. Possible issues with this bill is the amount of money and time which would be…

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    Write a computer use policy. 1. Explain ethical computing PC morals is set of good rule that control the utilization of PCs (Christensson, 2006). Some regular issues of PC morals incorporate licensed innovation rights, (for example, copyrighted electronic substance), protection concerns, and how PCs influence society (Christensson, 2006). It’s unethical to access someone’s personal information on a computer (Christensson, 2006). As the universe of PCs advances, PC morals keeps on making moral…

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    'The law can never keep pace with technological change ' Area of Technology: Digital Copyright and the Law The role of law in regulating your area of technology The role of law in digital copyright is to ensure that the integrity of people’s work is upheld by ensuring their created content is not accessed nor distributed illegally. In the cases where copyright is infringed then it is the role of the law to ensure that the correct punishment is administered to the person or group that has…

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    Sharing of Music Files Through the Internet Violate Copyright Laws? Michael Gibbons, October 6, 2015, Issue 6 Facts: The issue at hand is to determine if sharing music files through the internet violates copyright laws. It was found to be illegal to share music through the internet. In the case MGM Studios v. Grokster a unanimous decision was held that Grokster was to “be held liable for violating copyright laws by providing peer-to-peer file sharing software to the public,” (Katsh 98). VCRs…

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