COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE & THE INTERNET

4/29/98


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COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE & THE INTERNET

COPYRIGHT -

U.S. Constitution, Article I, 8, clause 8

COPYRIGHT BASICS IN THE ELECTRONIC ERA

NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT

TERM OF COPYRIGHT

RIGHTS OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER

FAIR USE

FAIR USE FACTORS

THE DIGITAL WORLD: WHAT DOES THE INTERNET DO TO ?

NOTHING!

Result = mass reproduction

INTERNET PARTICULARS

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WORLD WIDE WEB

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Indicate on homepage that permission was received

LINKING = CROSS REFERENCES

PROTECTING YOUR WORK

PENDING BILLS

DAMAGES 504

Statutory Damages

NEW CRIMINAL PENALTIES

Any person who willfully infringes

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PENALTIES

OBSCENITY & THE INTERNET

RENO v. ACLU 117 S.Ct. 2329 (1997)

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Supreme Court said of CDA:

U.S. v. THOMAS 74 F.3d 701 (6th Cir. 1996)

CONTINUES TO BE SIGNIFICANT PROBLEM

NEW COATES BILL

Distribution of child pornography continues to be illegal under a separate statute, 19 U.S.C. 1454-65 (1994)

FILTERING

NO PERFECT SOLUTION FOR CHILDREN

State statutes

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Author: Lolly Gasaway