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English presentation about copyright

gio gvaramia

on 19 May 2013

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According to opencontent.org, open content is content that is licensed in a manner that provides users with the right to make more kinds of uses than those normally permitted under the law - at no cost to the user. Essentially, the fewer copyright restrictions placed on the user of a piece of content, the more open the content is. The primary permissions or usage rights open content is concerned with are expressed in the "4Rs Framework:"
1. Reuse
2. Revise
3. Remix
4. Redistribute What is open content? By George Gvaramia Copyright

The simple answer is…
we’re not really sure.
Only time will tell. What does the future hold
for copyright? Issues with copyright Copyright law is constantly being updated as new technology emerges. The growth of distance learning has caused additional changes to copyright law.
In 2002 Bush signed the Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act which provided for the use of copyrighted work by accredited nonprofit educational institutions in distance education How is copyright changing? How does copyright affect teachers? 1709 – first copyright law – Statute of Anne establishes the author’s ownership and prevents the booksellers from having a monopoly

1790 – Washington signs copyright
bill into U.S. law – protects books,
maps and charts for 14 years with
a chance to renew for an additional
14 years (John Barry’s “The
Philadelphia Spelling Book” becomes
first registered work) Where did copyright come from? The government cannot copyright any printed material.
Any work is copyrighted immediately after it is produced…no paperwork necessary.
A copyright’s protection lasts for the life of the author plus an additional seventy years.
About 1/4 of the U.S. economy is based on the licensed sale of products protected by intellectual property (IP) law.
Copyrighted movies, TV shows, music, books, and video games, are now the largest export of the U.S. economy. Did You Know? Copyright law gives copyright owners the exclusive
right to:
reproduce the work
adapt the work based on the original
distribute copies to the public
publicly perform or display the work
These rights may be licensed, transferred and/or
assigned by the copyright holder. What is copyright? Copyright law and the
U.S. Constitution Contrary to popular belief, copyright does not protect your ideas, it only protects the expression of your ideas. What does copyright do? What does copyright cover? dance The power to enact copyright law is granted in Article I,
Section 8, Clause 8 of the U.S. Constitution. It states,

“The Congress shall have Power
[. . .] To promote the Progress
of Science and useful Arts, by
securing for limited Times to
Authors and Inventors the
exclusive Right to their
respective Writings and
Discoveries.” ANY QUESTIONS ? Thank u 4 attention ! ! ! music, architectural works, maps, paintings, charts, dramatic works, sculptures, motion pictures, drawings, computer programs, websites, Dance and so on ... http://clyattsculpture.com books, photographs, The educational system has been provided with the broadest exemption in copyright law. This exemption is known as fair use. Fair use means that individuals can use copyrighted material as long as it is used for educational purposes, scholarly criticism, parody, or news reporting. Copyright law is continually changing to meet the demands of today’s technology. Influential lobbyists are pushing to extend the terms of copyright. Users of copyrighted material are often fighting for their rights under fair use. Copyright holders are losing millions of dollars in earnings from their work due to infringement or piracy. Other copyright holders want to freely share their creations with the world.
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