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Carol . Kotermanski. Chris . Ioffreda. Mirko. . Azis. Mike Bolster. Ethan . Frier. WHAT IS COPYRIGHT LAW?. Copyright law protects intellectual property.. Copyright law is controlled by the US Copyright office in the United States. . ID: 317767 Download Presentation

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COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Carol

Kotermanski

Chris

Ioffreda

Mirko

Azis

Mike Bolster

Ethan

Frier

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WHAT IS COPYRIGHT LAW?

Copyright law protects intellectual property.

Copyright law is controlled by the US Copyright office in the United States.

if an illegal copy of a production is available for less, copyright holders have less financial incentive to produce material i.e. musicians producing music.

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WHAT IS COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT?

Copyright infringement (or copyright violation) is the unauthorized use of material that is covered by copyright law.

Copyright infringement negates the incentive for producers to produce material.

Copyright infringement is also known as piracy.

Copyright infringement is ILLEGAL.

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HOW DO COPYRIGHT LAWS AFFECT ME?

It stops people from downloading music and other documents for free. Copyright law is a very effective deterrent from illegal downloading, stopping everybody from engaging in such activity.

If you infringe copyright laws, you could receive many different fines from different severity and could even face small amounts of jail time.

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What are the Penalties of Copyright Infringement?

People tend to disregard the fact that there are laws and penalties for copyright infringement.

The prosecutions for copyright infringement will continue to increase in the the future.

An area that criminal prosecutions for the crime is in the area of pirating CDs and DVDs.

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What are the Penalties of Copyright Infringement?

Infringer pays the actual dollar amount of damages and profits.The law provides a range from $200 to $150,000 for each work infringed.Infringer pays for all attorneys fees and court costs.The Court can issue an injunction to stop the infringing acts.The Court can impound the illegal works.The infringer can go to jail.

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HOW CAN I PREVENT COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT?

Look before you leap – before you post anything online, or reproduce anything (photocopy etc.), read up about the specific copyright laws which apply to that situation. If you don’t you could get in a lot of trouble, let alone it is our ethical and moral duty to do so.

The Basics – never download music or movies illegally, this is one of the most common forms of perpetuating copyright infringement. If you know of a friend or family member who is engaging is such activities, you should talk to them and tell them that what they are doing is wrong. If they do not stop, you should contact the appropriate authorities, and report these illegal activities.

To help prevent copyright infringement, you can start a fun and cool club at your school to spread the word about how bad it is.

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Examples of Copyright Infringement

Let’s start with an easy one: NAPSTER

NAPSTER was first released in 1999 by Shawn Fanning, a 19-year-old college dropout.

NAPSTER never actually handled files being shared through it. Essentially, NAPSTER held on its server a list of files and systems sharing files with

napster

. It was essentially a database.

NAPSTER allowed users to share files peer-to-peer; users downloaded information from each others computers.

Even so, lawsuits were brought against

napster

by record companies and some high profile artists.

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Examples of Copyright Infringement

NAPSTER was essentially shut down.

Now, many other services such as LIMEWIRE use peer-to-peer sharing while trying to disassociate themselves from copyright infringement done using their service.

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Examples of Copyright Infringement

Copying music without paying for it is copyright infringement.

Even covering another bands song is considered copyright infringement if you don’t pay royalties or have license to use the music.

More examples of copyright infringement include buying pirated DVDs or downloading them off the internet.

also, illegally downloaded software, pictures, and art are all considered a copyright violation. These things must all be bought or licensed.

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