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Copyright Or Wrong Summer09


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Copyright Or Wrong Summer09

  1. 1. ©opyright or Wrong? How changing digital copyright laws affect our schools Choate Summer Programs June 26, 2009
  2. 2. Pretty much everything carries a copyright © Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall Including:
  3. 3. Concept of Fair Use (4 criteria) <ul><li>I. Purpose and character of the use </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall
  4. 4. Concept of Fair Use <ul><li>II. Nature of the work being used </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall
  5. 5. Concept of Fair Use <ul><li>III. Amount and substantiality in relation to the whole </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall
  6. 6. Concept of Fair Use <ul><li>IV. Effect on the market for the original </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall
  7. 7. Copyright in Cyberspace: The Dilemma <ul><li>The Internet is really just a big photocopier </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall You can’t view a web page without making copies of it. You can’t forward an e-mail message without making and distributing copies of it.
  8. 8. Enter the DMCA – 1998 <ul><li>Individual Liability </li></ul><ul><li>“ The subpoena shall authorize and order the service provider… to expeditiously disclose to the copyright owner… information sufficient to identify the alleged infringer of the material… to the extent such information is available to the service provider.” [DMCA – Section 512] </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall
  9. 9. TEACH Act – 2002 <ul><li>Technology, Education, </li></ul><ul><li>And Copyright Harmonization Act </li></ul><ul><li>Became law November 2, 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Amended DMCA 110 to facilitate use of copyrighted materials, without permission, in web-based education </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall
  10. 10. What does it mean? <ul><li>Kenneth Crews (Indiana University): “Be Careful.” </li></ul><ul><li>Posting copyrighted digital materials on a public web site is illegal! </li></ul><ul><li>Posting to a protected site is also illegal if the materials are not used for a course (links are okay). </li></ul><ul><li>Materials can only be posted for the “duration of the lesson.” </li></ul>© Joel Backon - Choate Rosemary Hall