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    about reinforcing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Fair use is being confused for piracy and copyright infringement, which can be devastating to someone's career. First, to understand this problem copyright and fair use need to be defined. To have something protected by copyright it must be recorded in some way, it must be original, and it must be creative (Popek 8). Fair use allows a creator to make something with copyright protected material, as long as the content has a different meaning and cites the original work (Popek 22). Fair use and copyright are used to protect freedom of speech and ownership of a work, if a work that uses copyright protected material does not meet the requirements of…

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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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    Monkey Selfies Case Study

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    Monkey Selfies: Questioning Copyright Laws and Constitutional Applications Last week, American animal rights organization the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, more commonly known as PETA, filed a novel lawsuit in San Francisco’s Federal Court on behalf of a macaque monkey for the copyright ownership over “selfies” it took dating back to 2011. The suit requests a court order to give PETA allowance to administer proceeds from the photos to benefit the monkey and the macaque reserve to…

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    Arguments Against SOPA

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    In October of 2011 Texas Representative Lamar Smith introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act to the United States House of Representatives. The bill boasts heightened copyright laws that claim to protect free speech and creativity while it actually accomplishes the opposite. Online service providers, or OSPs, are the target of SOPA legislation. SOPA places liability for copyright law infringing content on innocent corporations that merely provide a platform for users to share content. Most…

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    Copyright infringement is an issue that has claimed attention in the struggle to maintain fair use of copyrighted works for over a decade. In North America alone, it was estimated that file sharing had grown by 44 percent, a percentage that was conjectured to shoot to 51 percent by 2019 . According to the magnitude of the problem, this paper seeks to explore the effects of the digital millennium copyright act of 1998. The article will discuss the five titles under digital millennium copyright…

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    The Surfin Safari Band

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    Louis, there is very little being done to raise awareness of the act of digital piracy. I believe that there are many methods to which UMSL could take to address the crisis and encourage students to avoid the act of digital piracy. To discover the effects that digital piracy has on college students I organized a plan to keep my research strictly within college campuses. The biggest groups of downloaders are college students, who are salient for their size as a group as well as their frequency of…

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    Current Situation On 1998 the Digital Millennium copyright act was passed unanimously by congress to address the unique copyright problems imposed by the new and evolving internet of the time. Since then the law has grown in controversy with takedown notices growing significantly in rate since the implementation of the law in 1998. (Google Transparency Report, Takedown notices due to Copyright) With recording groups like the RIAA saying that the law is largely useless to combat music piracy…

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    Court Case Max Dubler

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    brand used Max Dubler's photograph of two skateboarders on their Instagram account, the violated Mr. Dubler's copyright. If this went to court, I'm convinced Max Dubler would win for many reasons. The unnamed company does not meet the criteria for the protection under the 'safe harbor' provision in Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The company was fully aware they infringed upon his work. Not only was Dubler's name in the caption of the postings, they were watermarked…

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    While deontology focuses on the morality of an act, whether it was intrinsically right or wrong the other has a completely different take. Utilitarianism focuses more on the results than the morality. Deontologist often argue that logic and sound reasoning encase ethical behavior and the right way of action often follows this encasement. Utilitarianism says it’s okay to behave immorally if the consequence is for the betterment of all. Such stark differences in these two branches of ethics system…

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    government. To put it in a nutshell, everything deals with how intellectual property, mainly copyright, has increasingly becoming a higher priority than before due to the vastness and intricacy of internet. Copyright originates from the U.S.…

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