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  • A new interface between copyright law and technology: how user-generated content will shape the future of online distribution

    Montagnani, MARIA LILLA' (2009)
    The article aims to depict the evolution and the state of online distribution and assess to what extent online distribution and its developments altered the relationship between copyright law and technology as we traditionally know it. The dialectic relationship between copyright law and technology has been shaped by two relevant moments. The first dates back to when digital technology encountered the Internet. The second is more recent and occurred when the Internet morphed into the World Wide Web 2.0. The article shows that both moments had, and still have, relevant effects on online distribution and, in turn, on the relationship between copyright law and technology. Thus the article is structured as follows. Part II describes the interaction between technology and copyright law as it was before the encounter between digital technology and the Internet. Part III and IV analyze the effects of the encounter between digital technology and the Internet at legislative, technological, and judicial level. Part V moves on and explores the current scenario of online distribution, ranging from proprietary distribution and open distribution to the spread of advertising-based distribution models for the dissemination of both professional and amateur content. Part VI concludes by illustrating how the relationship between technology and copyright law has been altered and introduces foresights.
  • YouTube and Copyright Infringement

    Hinchman, Troy Lemar (Author); Koretz, Lora (Thesis Director); Forst, Bradley (Committee Member); Dean, W.P. Carey School of Business; Barrett, The Honors College (2020-05)
    abstract: The Internet has slowly over the past couple of decades has evolved greatly while also growing into its own community. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and even YouTube have developed their own trends, cultures, and communities. Certain people have chosen to earn their livelihood over the Internet through websites and deals with companies. In these dealings, legal matters start to take a major role as people try to review and utilize other peoples’ work to supplement their own. As a Business Law major, I aimed to delve into the legal troubles and dealings of those who wish to form a career on the website YouTube. While the intent of the work is to be informational, I will conclude with what I believe to be improvements possible for the system based on information found. With all the evidence considered, I will advocate for changes to the manual claim system by increasing human moderation as well as necessitating manual review prior to deletion of channels.
  • Copyright Implications of "Unconventional Linking" on the World Wide Web: Framing, Deep Linking and Inlining

    Wassom, Brian D. (Case Western Reserve University School of Law Scholarly Commons, 1998-01-01)
  • Nuevos planteamientos en cuanto a los derechos de autor en Internet: opciones de financiación para los proyectos net.art

    Creis, Alex (DIALNET OAI ArticlesUniversidad Complutense: Departamento de Didactica de la Expresión PlásticaUniversidad Complutense: Servicio de Publicaciones, 2002)
    Net.art is growing as one of the most interesting art discipline in the artistic scene. One of its special features is that the way it¿s exhibited brings up problems referred to the projects financing. This deserves attention, as many net.artists and net.artists communities have thought about this subject.
  • Consumer survey on Online Copyright Infringement 2016

    TNS (Department of Communications and the Arts, 2016-11-18)
    A fall in the proportion of Australian internet users accessing unlawful content online and a rise in the uptake of streaming services are the key findings of the 2016 online copyright infringement survey. The results of Australia’s second survey of online copyright infringement, showed that 23 per cent of Australian internet users were accessing unlawful online content. This is down from 26 per cent in 2015, when the survey was first conducted. The results determine that the pricing and availability of online copyright content, such as streaming services, has led to a reduction in infringement. TNS Australia conducted the survey on behalf of the Department of Communications and the Arts between January and March 2016, with over 2,400 people taking part. The survey is designed to understand the types of copyright material that is being infringed across four key types of online content: music, movies, video games and TV programs. It also seeks to understand attitudes that drive copyright infringement behaviour.

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