Digital copyright and the consumer revolution: hands off my by Matthew Rimmer

By Matthew Rimmer

This ebook records and evaluates the growing to be buyer revolution opposed to electronic copyright legislations, and makes a distinct theoretical contribution to the talk surrounding this issue.
With a spotlight on fresh US copyright legislation, the booklet charts the patron uprising opposed to the Sonny Bono Copyright time period Extension Act 1998 (US) and the electronic Millennium Copyright Act 1998 (US). the writer explores the importance of key judicial rulings and considers criminal controversies over new applied sciences, akin to the iPod, TiVo, Sony Playstation II, Google ebook seek, and peer-to-peer networks. The publication additionally highlights cultural advancements, corresponding to the emergence of electronic sampling and mash-ups, the development of the BBC inventive Archive, and the evolution of the inventive Commons.
Digital Copyright and the shopper Revolution should be of best curiosity to lecturers, legislations scholars and attorneys drawn to the ramifications of copyright legislations, in addition to policymakers given its concentration upon fresh legislative advancements and reform proposals. The booklet also will attract librarians, details managers, inventive artists, shoppers, know-how builders, and different clients of copyright fabric.

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V. Sharman License Holdings Ltd. [2005] FCA 1242; (2005) 220 ALR 1. Stevens v. Kabushiki Kaisha Sony Computer Entertainment (2005) 221 ALR 448. In re Sony BMG CD Technologies Litigation No 1:05-cv-09575 (NRB) (US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2005). Verizon Internet Services v. RIAA 351 F. 3d 771 (8th Cir. 2005). Online Policy Group et al. v. Diebold Inc. 337 F. Supp. 2d 1195 (2004). Elektra Entertainment Group v. Barker No. 05 CV 7340 (SDNY, filed Feb. 24, 2006). BMG et al.

Thus Mickey Mouse, a work for hire first copyrighted in 1928, will now pass into the public domain in 2023, instead of 2003 under the previous law. Sonny Bono, from the 1970s pop group and variety show Sonny and Cher, believed that copyright should be extended, if not made perpetual. As a Florida Senator he introduced the legislation. However, the politician died in a skiing accident before the legislation came to pass. The tragic irony is that the legislation he sponsored was intended to provide a longer term of copyright protection to benefit the estate of deceased copyright owners.

S. 46 Peter Jaszi believed that his constitutionally grounded discourse fell on deaf ears, because he felt Congress had become attuned instead to international trade considerations rather than constitutional considerations. He deduces The dead poets society 31 from his experience that discourse about the public good may have been eclipsed by the focus on industry and trade. Nonetheless, Eldred and Lessig went ahead and brought a constitutional challenge against the validity of the Sonny Bono Act.

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