2 edition of Copyright law, digital technology and the future of entertainment. found in the catalog.
Copyright law, digital technology and the future of entertainment.
Angelene J. Galway
Written in English
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The implications of digital technology for copyright law are truly astounding. They signify almost a complete breakdown of exclusionary barriers. See infra notes and accompanying text. A recent article described one scenario in a digitized world. Sometime last year, I was chatting about digital first sale and e-lending with a highly respected copyright lawyer, someone who is deeply knowledgeable about those issues. We were talking about the library community’s longstanding attempts to get a lending right for digital files in law. We noted that those folks have apparently given up on [ ].
Review of Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity by Lawrence Lessig (). Sometimes technological change is so profound that it rocks the foundations of an entire body of law. Peer-to-peer (P2P) filesharing systems--Napster, Gnutella, KaZaA, Grokster, and Freenetare mere symptoms of a set of technological innovations that have. In Lessig's view, today's copyright laws are woefully unequipped to handle the range of activities and uses inspired by today's technology. Peer-to-peer sharing and an explosion of user-generated creativity, he argues, make it difficult if not impossible to place restrictions on the duplication of copyrighted work in a digital environment.
Entertainment Law Overview and Information. Entertainment law encompasses legal areas such as copyright, trademark, contract, multimedia law, intellectual property, and book publishing. Related areas of law include First Amendment law, telecommunications law, sports law, and all areas of intellectual property law. In the wake of Grokster and continuing rapid advancement in digital technology, the doctrine of indirect liability is among the most critical, subtle, and important features of digital copyright protection. Other key areas affecting the balance among technological advance, freedom of expression, and copyright protection include fair use and the.
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Book Condition: A copy that has been read, but digital technology and the future of entertainment. book in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner by: 9. In addition, William W. Fisher III, Promises to Keep: Technology, Law, and the Future of Entertainment () contains an extremely relevant and helpful overview of how the Internet is changing the entertainment business, as well as a provocative proposal for what to do about it.
The United State Copyright Office defines copyright as a form of intellectual property law, which protects “original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture.”.
 A work obtains automatic copyright protection at the moment a person creates it. . This book contains a unique collection of papers, written by the world's foremost copyright digital technology and the future of entertainment.
book and practitioners, presented at the colloquium on The Future of Copyright in a Digital Environment in Amsterdam on July, This colloquium was organized by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW) and the Institute for Information Law at the University of Amsterdam.
The development of digital technology has led some to hypothesize that technology is so far ahead of the law that enforcement of copyright is impossible Others argue that the antiquated copyright laws that were intended to regulate old media such as broadcast and publishing are simply unable to interact adequately with the next level of new Cited by: 2.
The book is extremely informative, clearly written, and obviously meticulously researched. Definitely recommendable reading.'--Richard Watt, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain" 'Einhorn has written an important and well-judged book that casts intelligent and thorough economic analysis on some recent controversies in digital media copyright.
But sometimes they also disrupt existing copyright regimes—as seen with player pianos (late s), radio (s and s), cable television (s and s), photocopying (s), home video cassette recorders (s and s), and, of course, digital downloading and streaming technology (today).
Fair Use is, in essence, the exception to copyright law. It says that if someone has copied a work for the purposes of parody, criticism, or commentary, then it is acceptable.
This is why copyright law can become especially tricky for video games. Fan Creations. copyright in the digital era: country studies This chapter illustrates how copyright-intensive industries are performing and evolving in light of the changes brought about by the growth of the Internet, digitisation, and an increasingly globalised market.
Digital technology has put copyright at the cross roads. There are two conflicting ways ahead: the death of copyright or the consolidation and revision of copyright to address the digital future.
The death of copyright. Unlike a book or a painting which can be viewed or read without any need for infringing copies of it to be made, digitised works require electronic copies to be generated (whether. The public is one of the prime beneficiaries of the vast amounts of information and cultural products digital technology and a networked society have made available.
However, the three-tier protection measures jeopardize the structure of limitations and exceptions built into traditional copyright law for the benefit of the public. DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND COPYRIGHT ISSUES: The advancement in technology postured new challenges to the current copyright laws, as the law was primarily developed in the regime of print media that slowly evolved its protective works to include creative works, paintings, drawings, sculptures, which later expanded to photography and cinema as well.
The age old legislations and their core. The copyright law of the United States grants monopoly protection for "original works of authorship". With the stated purpose to promote art and culture, copyright law assigns a set of exclusive rights to authors: to make and sell copies of their works, to create derivative works, and to perform or display their works exclusive rights are subject to a time limit, and generally.
The first edition of this book in was the first UK text to examine digital copyright together with related areas such as performers' rights, moral rights, database rights and competition law as a subject in its own right. Now in its fifth edition, the book has been substantially updated and revised to take account of legal and policy developments in copyright law and related areas, the.
With the speed of culture accelerated by digital technology, it is imperative that protection periods be shortened. Of course, if you take my idea and use it to make money then my business will suffer and I will have less incentive to have ideas in the future.
You may require copyright permissions for use of the content in your book. Also consider how you will protect the copyright in your electronic publishing project. This article sets out some of the important copyright issues to take into account in your next publishing project.
This chapter examines ways in which digital technology has challenged prior conceptions of copyright law and practice. It identifies emerging themes in digital copyright law and again focuses on the central role played by online intermediaries in monitoring and regulating the use and misuse of copyrights online.
Issues of primary versus secondary liability for copyright infringement by. On the other hand, certain non-digital activities, like book publishing, continue to work relatively well under the terms of classical copyright law designed for printing presses.
Still other fields, like software and music, are characterized by complex competition among different models, where some make money on selling copyable units, while. law in the United States and considers the unique aspects of digital technology’s challenge to that law.
It also examines the prospects for a market-based resolution to copyright disputes over digital content and explores the effect of potential revisions to copyright law on eco-nomic efficiency and equity. While this analysis suggests some.
The Australian Law Reform Commission is conducting an inquiry into copyright and the digital economy. Depending on the Government’s response to this inquiry, the new Parliament may be faced with the complex task of considering legislative reform to modernise copyright law so it is more suited to a digital environment.
It is not about the law per se but about how the technology developments of the 20th century changed how copyright law is crafted in the United States and who reaps the benefits.
 The publisher, Prometheus Books, described the book in its blurb. E-book technology is relatively new, and the body of laws governing the field of digital communications is still in its early stages.
A well-drafted contract can prevent many disputes over copyrights that may not be anticipated by digital rights management laws.forces are driving law, business, technology, and culture.
In the next two chapters, I will highlight important developments in the politics of copyright and the technology of mass communication over the past one hundred years. Chapters 4 and 5 will present case studies of recent collisions of digital technology and copyright law.