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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 across the world. When there is a case like Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams sued by Marvin Gaya’s children. People may wonder how do other know one musician has stolen another musician’s music materials, and proof it to the judge that an individual plagiarized his/or her work in the digital…

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    Copyright Guide For any creative or intellectual work to be protected by copyright law, it has to be an idea that has been fixed and expressed in some type of medium. It is also imperative that the expression of this idea is original. Originality is most recognized through a modicum of creativity in the manner in which the idea has been expressed. In other words, once a work has been completed and then fixed in some medium through which it can be produced, such as the hard drive of a computer,…

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    According to the dictionary, copyright refers to the exclusive rights that protect the works of authors, artists, and composers from being reproduced, performed, or distributed by others without permission. The artist or the owner of the copyright has the right to reproduce their protected work as well as to replicate copies and sell them, exhibit their work to the public, etc. Copyright’s main focus is to protect how the author has expressed his or her concept or idea; it does not protect the…

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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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    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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    innovators, and forward-thinkers. To protect these men and women lawmakers have drafted some of the most important pieces of legislation in our country’s history: copyright law. Copyright’s purpose is to protect the intellectual property of creators, so that their work cannot be used, or reproduced without their consent. This gives creators the security that their assets will not be stolen, and thus, creates an environment that encourages new innovation and artistic expression. However,…

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    COPYRIGHT LAWS IN TODAY’S BUSINESS WORLD Today 's world is full of competition and copyright are getting more and more attention in today 's business world. Copyrighting a property strictly defines the ways for which it can be used. A copyright holder has rights to permit or allow specific usage of the copyrighted work. In today’s business world, when a company wants its property to go public, they have to make sure that their copyrights are properly protected, and all copyright…

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    How To End Copyright Laws

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    the advent of laws to protect works and their creators, a fine line has developed between protecting original creators and allowing people to make transformative works based off the original creators content through fair use. With reviews and spinoffs all being at risk in copyright law. The history of copyright law began when early printers of books were granted certain monopolies and rights relating to the reproduction of all or part of those books. While copyright laws in the beginning only…

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    Copyright Laws: Are Web Photos Protected? If the computer and website allows one to download a photo, is this individual committing copyright infringement? Possibly, yes. Copyright laws are confusing to almost everyone, including the artists and composers, and/or the creator of this image or intellectual property, as well as the one who wants to download this composition, no matter the reason. There are exceptions, such as teaching purposes, ‘fair use’, 'public domain ', as well as for…

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    the United States definition of the copyright law, the law protects "original works of authorship" (U.S. 1). This basic definition of what can and cannot be protected under the law is too broad and has become twisted to the benefit of big corporations. Brett Gaylor, the writer and director of the film Rip!: A Remix Manifesto, talks about the unfair level that copyrights have been taken to. Copyright laws have been skewed to the advantage of large corporations and no longer provide the public a…

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