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Understanding Copyright: Other copyright information

Interesting copyright cases

George Harrison "My Sweet Lord" case  -  Excellent explanation of this widely known case

It's a Wonderful Life  -  This movie was in the public domain but is now back under copyright protection

 

 

Further reading

Bonner, Kimberly M., editor.  The Center for Intellectual Property Handbook.  New York: Neal-Schumann Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Crews, Kenneth D.  Copyright law for librarians and educators : creative strategies and practical solutions.  2nd edition. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006.

Russell, Carrie.  Complete Copyright: an everyday guide for librarians.  Chicago: American Library Association, 2006.

What do you think?

If you could change one thing about the Copyright law, what would it be?

What do you think?
Make it easier to understand copyright by providing checklists as part of the law: 4 votes (50%)
Give more allowances for educational copying: 2 votes (25%)
Require more publishers to follow the Open Acess model: 1 votes (12.5%)
Develop technological restraints to restrict most copying: 0 votes (0%)
Don't change anything: 1 votes (12.5%)
Total Votes: 8

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