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By Anthony J. Roda
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, with its technology-based provision on anti circumvention, blurred the jurisdictional lines and invited the Commerce Committees into the fray. However, the Judiciary Committees start and largely define the debate.
By Donna L. Ferullo
The use and ownership of copyright-protected works is a conversation that is quite constant in higher education, including such issues as how to apply the education and fair use exceptions.
By David Green
How can creators make sufficient money from their content so that they can continue to create? How can users access products and information in legal ways? How can rights holders protect their legally granted properties?
Somewhere between obviously illegal and obviously legal lies a whole slew of online content that we access, download, and share. What is the responsibility of the casual internet user in investigating the legality of a website or blog or other online space?
Lesley Ellen Harris, Editor
Question: As an online seller can I reproduce a book or DVD cover, as well as the synopsis material from the inside cover or DVD packaging?
Question: What is the leading copyright treaty?
Question: The non-profit I work for is putting together a workbook and accompanying video. If we include short quotations or summaries (both cited) to help illustrate a point, can we sell the material?
WIPO Director on Future of Copyright
Australian ISPS’ Responsibility For Its Users
IFLA On Open Access
Google Books Litigation Settlement Rejected
U.S. IP Enforcement Annual Report