Copyright Law (The Library of Essays on Copyright Law…

While the basic principlesof copyright law are the same for all media, it is notyet clear how some of these principles apply to the Internet.

The act of viewing a page on the Internet automatically involves making a copy,since the material is transferred to the user's computer and stored therein semiconductor memory (also called RAM, an acronym for "random access memory").

And along with it all the collective forces of the nation

Aside from legal issues of copyright infringement, a professorshould set a good example for his/her students, by respectingcopyrights of other authors.

Most of copyright law was formulated in terms of books, audiovisual works(e.g., motion pictures), and sound recordings.


Secondary ELA celebrates the 10th annual Celebrate Literacy Week

Examines how the law of copyright developed as an instrument of political control and individual expression

I suspect that many of these proposals are reallynothing more than a disguised attempt to further reduce author's rights,by weakening copyright law.

The fundamental purpose of copyright law is to provide an incentivefor authors to create expression, by recognizing that expression is akind of property.


databases - UCO Library - University of Central Oklahoma

statutes on copyright law, together with historical notes and one-sentence summaries ofimportant court cases, has a length of 1681 pages,clearly too much to summarize in any short essay.

Chambers Library at the University of Central Oklahoma

Copyright Office homepage.

My subhomepage on listsmy services and links to my other essays on copyright law.

The following Internet web pages may have useful information on interpretation of"fair use" in academic settings and other practical interpretations ofcopyright law.

Copyright Infringement Permission | Free Copyright Law …

In July 2013, I stopped writing and revising legal essaysfor my professional website, as a result of the disrespect of my personal property by copyright infringers.


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first posted 27 Dec 1997, modified 12 Sep 2015

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