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  • Fair Use Of Copyright Laws In The United States

    there has been a lot of concern over how Copyright Laws are defined and enforced, and exactly how Fair Use contributes to the discussion. In the United States, Copyright Laws are put in place to protect people who create new works such as music, art, literature, or computer programs, in order to provide and secure the original owner the right to reproduce and sell their work for profit. However, recent examples have shown that, although they can beneficial to those who produce creative works, Copyright Laws can be abused and used to the detriment of businesses and other content creators. Despite being protected under the Fair Use doctrine of the Copyright Act, many content makers on various creative platforms, such as YouTube,…

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  • Prevention And Control Of Digital Piracy

    In the modern era of technology and science the advancement has helped users to easily copy and share digital material mainly illegitimately. Digital rights management was made in order to fight digital copyright infringement. Nevertheless various number of issues among copyright owners and users have been brought up and the use of DRM has come into question. Advocates feel the need that it is necessary, while the opponents think that it applies on technological innovation and fair use.…

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  • Arguments Against SOPA

    infringing content. Compared to the number of persons employed by the industry of OSP’s the number of copyright holders is miniscule. The few copyright holders would have nearly unbridled power over all content provided on the internet. These few copyright holders would also be able to skip the due process of law according to Stanford Law Professor Lemley. The copyright industry would be able to hold the rest of the internet in the palm of its hand. With so much power innovation and free…

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  • Case Study: Campbell Vs.cuff-Rose Music Inc.

    https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/17/506 COURT OPINION Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. sued the group 2 Live Crew along with their record company because Acuff-Rose believed that 2 Live Crew’s song “Pretty Woman” infringed on Acuff-Rose’s copyright on Roy Orbison’s song “Oh, Pretty Woman.” The district court granted that 2 Live Crew’s song was a parody and therefore under fair use with the original song. The Court of Appeals reversed, stating that the commercial…

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  • H3h3productions: A Therapeutic Analysis

    parkour with a girl in exchange for the chance to “do whatever he wants” to her. The Kleins featured an approximate total of three minutes of footage from Hoss’s original work in their video, which Hoss’s attorney, Tim Bukher, claimed was using “over 70% of [Hosseinzadeh’s] work while contributing nothing substantive to it.” The copyright infringement based lawsuit also read that the couple’s video did not provide a link to Hosseinzadeh’s original work. The Kleins have rebutted that their…

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  • Monge V Maya Magazine Case Summary

    Maya’s motion for compensation of attorney’s fees and costs. Monge then appealed the case to the Ninth Circuit court of appeals, which reversed and remanded the previous decision. Given the oral arguments in class, with the assessment of sited precedents, the Fair Use Doctrine, and the Copyright Act of 1976, I have decided to rule in favor of Monge. The Fair Use Doctrine, according to Dellar v Samuel Goldwyn In. 104 F.2d 661, 662 (2d Cir. 1939) (per curiam), is the “most troublesome in the…

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  • Shepard Fairey Research Paper

    and artists should be allowed to use photographs under the copyright “Fair Use” without having to pay any royalties to, or ask permission from to the original photographer or copyright holder. If the new work is transformative of the original photograph, then artists should be able to use photographs in their work because they serve as inspiration just as other art forms do. Shepard Fairey was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1970 (“Obey Giant” CV). He graduated with a B.A. from the Rhode…

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  • The Influence Of Copyright On The Internet

    freedom of expression to attacks on foreign domain that traffics copyright infringements. Copyright was not made to be weighted as property but to be a policy to protect “expression” (Vaidhyanathan 25). Work Cited "Copyright Law of the United State." (n.d.): n. pag. Web. Oct. 2014. "Office of TheChief Information Officer." Copyright and Piracy. N.p., n.d. Web. Oct. 2014. "PROTECT IP Act Breaks the Internet." PROTECT IP Act Breaks the Internet. N.p., n.d. Web. Oct. 2014. SOPA and…

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  • Gaye's Composition Analysis

    Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. §§ 106 (2012). It does not protect the context in which the work is set. Therefore, style, an idea, can be copied. 6c. Potential Defenses While there are many defenses in Copyright law, it is important to note that should the court not accept either of these rationales, there is only one possible defense available to Appellants: unconscionability. While some have speculated as to defenses, most are not relevant to the case at hand. The Doctrine of Fair Use,…

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  • Plagiarism And Fallacies: The Art Form Of Mash-Up

    Plagiarism and Fallacies Many people discredit the music genre of “mash-ups” from being an actually genre on the grounds that a mixer is using other people’s work. Mixing is actually a widely practices art form of music that in certain circles is in fact recognized as an art form. If much of the public stays close-minded on those who use other people’s music to create a new sound and only consider them to be plagiarists, this genre of music won’t be able to go anywhere. If mixers they are…

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