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Feb 22 2020

Copyright Website, copyright law.

#Copyright #law Welcome to the Copyright Website The ultimate copyright portal for real world, practical copyright information. Launched on May Day 1995, the Copyright Website strives to lubricate the machinations of information delivery. As spice is to Dune, information is to the web; the spice must flow. Specialized information for webmasters, musicians, moviemakers, screenwriters, programmers and photographers. General copyright information for educators, students, web-surfers, re-mixers, mash-uppers and confused citizens. Movies See the notorious fights over copyright on the big screen. Music Hear the samplers, appropriators, copiers, alleged pillagers of copyright and fair users. A look at some of the bleeding …

Feb 21 2020

Copyright Law, copyright laws.

#Copyright #laws Copyright Law Are you a painter, writer, photographer or musician? You’re probably aware that copyright protects your artwork, music and writing. But what is a copyright and how you get one? It’s easier than you might think. Learn the rules for registration, fair use, stopping infringers and much more. Copyrighting Your Work A work is protected once its fixed. The creator of a copyrighted work does not always own the copyright to that work. In some cases, usually through an assignment or transfer, other persons or entities own the copyright. Copyright law is the most important legal protection …

Feb 17 2020

UK Copyright Law, copyright law.

#Copyright #law UK copyright law: A summary Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, is the current UK copyright law. It gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the right to control the ways in which their material may be used. The rights cover: Broadcast and public performance, copying, adapting, issuing, renting and lending copies to the public. In many cases, the creator will also have the right to be identified as the author and to object to distortions of his work. Copyright arises when an individual or organisation creates a …

Feb 13 2020

Guidelines for the use of music under copyright, music copyright laws.

#Music #copyright #laws Guidelines for the use of music under copyright When do I use copyright protected music A brief definition of the use of music under copyright and public domain If you are new to the copyright issue you should read our other copyright infos too. This short paragraph is not a complete description of all possibilities, but it will give you the idea, what you must consider when you use music under copyright. If you play, or perform, or record any music by any means – not written (this means invented / composed) by yourself – you are …

Feb 12 2020

UK Copyright Law, copyright laws.

#Copyright #laws UK copyright law: A summary Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, is the current UK copyright law. It gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the right to control the ways in which their material may be used. The rights cover: Broadcast and public performance, copying, adapting, issuing, renting and lending copies to the public. In many cases, the creator will also have the right to be identified as the author and to object to distortions of his work. Copyright arises when an individual or organisation creates a …

Feb 11 2020

P-01: UK Copyright Law fact sheet, copyright laws.

#Copyright #laws UK copyright law Fact sheet P-01: UK Copyright Law Issued: April 2000 Last amended: 6th February 2017 The UK copyright law fact sheet outlines the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the principal legislation covering intellectual property rights in the United Kingdom and the work to which it applies. Copyright law originated in the United Kingdom from a concept of common law; the Statute of Anne 1709. It became statutory with the passing of the Copyright Act 1911. The current act is the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. The law gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical, …

Feb 10 2020

Music copyright laws, music copyright laws.

#Music #copyright #laws Copyright on YouTube Copyright is an important topic for the YouTube community. Below, you can find out how to manage your rights on YouTube and learn more about respecting the rights of others. Submit a copyright infringement notification The easiest way to notify YouTube of alleged copyright infringement is via our webform. Submit a counter notification If you believe your video was removed by mistake, you can submit a counter notification webform. Copyright strike basics Have a copyright strike? Learn why, and the best way to resolve it. Retract a claim of copyright infringement YouTube honors cancellations …

Feb 10 2020

BBC – GCSE Bitesize: Copyright law, copyright law.

#Copyright #law Copyright law When you buy software, for example, copyright law forbids you from: giving a copy to a friend making a copy and then selling it using the software on a network [ network : a group of interconnected computers ] (unless the licence [ software licence : a legal agreement between the company who published the software and the end user covering areas such as copyright ] allows it) renting the software without the permission of the copyright holder The law that governs copyright in the UK is called the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Prevention …

Feb 9 2020

Copyright laws, copyright laws.

#Copyright #laws Copyright on YouTube Copyright is an important topic for the YouTube community. Below, you can find out how to manage your rights on YouTube and learn more about respecting the rights of others. Submit a copyright infringement notification The easiest way to notify YouTube of alleged copyright infringement is via our webform. Submit a counter notification If you believe your video was removed by mistake, you can submit a counter notification webform. Copyright strike basics Have a copyright strike? Learn why, and the best way to resolve it. Retract a claim of copyright infringement YouTube honors cancellations of …

Feb 8 2020

Copyright laws, copyright laws.

#Copyright #laws Copyright Copyright (or author’s right) is a legal term used to describe the rights that creators have over their literary and artistic works. Works covered by copyright range from books, music, paintings, sculpture, and films, to computer programs, databases, advertisements, maps, and technical drawings. Exhaustive lists of works covered by copyright are usually not to be found in legislation. Nonetheless, broadly speaking, works commonly protected by copyright throughout the world include: literary works such as novels, poems, plays, reference works, newspaper articles; computer programs, databases; films, musical compositions, and choreography; artistic works such as paintings, drawings, photographs, and …

Jan 30 2020

US Copyright Law – An Overview, copyright law.

#Copyright #law US Copyright Law US copyright law has been modified several times, each time extending the life of copyright protection. This document provides an overview of US copyright law, from the timeline of protection to what is protected. Originally, US copyright was for 14 years, which could be extended to 28 years if the author was alive. They wanted to prevent a system of hereditary privilege like that in Renaisannace Europe where printing guilds held rights to dead authors and tightly controlled what could or could not be printed and who could or could not use literary material. We …

Jan 29 2020

Copyright, APRA AMCOS Australia, music copyright laws.

#Music #copyright #laws Copyright Copyright is free and automatic Here are some common misconceptions about what’s needed to copyright your songs and compositions: Myth: You need to register your songs with APRA AMCOS for copyright Fact: Copyright law protects your songs as soon as you’ve recorded them in some way. So if you’ve written them down, recorded them onto a CD or mp3, they are protected, even if they’re not registered with APRA AMCOS. Myth: Creators need to have a copyright notice © on their work for it to be protected by copyright law. Fact: The copyright notice © only …

Jan 29 2020

What Is a Copyright, copyright law.

#Copyright #law What Is a Copyright? Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection provided by the laws of the United States. Copyright protection is available for original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible form, whether published or unpublished. The categories of works that can be protected by copyright laws include paintings, literary works, live performances, photographs, movies, and software. This article provides a brief overview of what copyright is, the rights of the copyright owner, how to register a copyright, and the importance of including a copyright notice on your work. For more information and resources …

Jan 25 2020

What is Copyright? YouTube Help, music copyright laws.

#Music #copyright #laws What is Copyright? In many jurisdictions, when a person creates an original work that is fixed in a physical medium, he or she generally automatically owns copyright to the work. The owner has the exclusive right to use the work in certain, specific ways. Audiovisual works, such as TV shows, movies, and online videos Sound recordings and musical compositions Written works, such as lectures, articles, books, and musical compositions Visual works, such as paintings, posters, and advertisements Video games and computer software Dramatic works, such as plays and musicals Ideas, facts, and processes are not subject to …