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Copyright rev2

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Copyright rev2

  1. 1. Richard Wilson 02/04/2012 Revision 2
  2. 2. What is copyright? A legal statement enforced by the courts to protect intellectual property. Comprehensively assigned by default
  3. 3. Copyright and Distribution Distribution of copyright works without permission is illegal Default copyright laws lock the author’s work Archive your work for open access License work using Creative Commons 3.0
  4. 4. Handling Orphan Works The author cannot be found Legislation protects orphan works Overprotection is culturally limiting Google, UT others developing tools to help free what is in public domain
  5. 5. Using other people’s materials The Internet is not public domain Internet publishing implies a limited license not a commercial license For caution, get permission before use
  6. 6. Fair Use: overview Fair use defines exceptions to copyright Allows limited use of copyright material Decided by courts and uses 4 factors  character of use  nature of work to be used  how much of work will be used  effect on original market
  7. 7. Fair use: Rough guidelinesonly Fair use Copyright not fair use Fact  Creative Published  Unpublished Nonprofit  Commercial use Educational  Used in full or large part Personal  Competes with original Small amount used  Avoids royalty payment Out of print Owner unidentifiable
  8. 8. Creative Commons 3.0 Free online tools for self managing copyright licensing Give your work the freedoms you want Can set open access Retain acknowledgement of ownership
  9. 9. TEACH Act 2002 law expands educator’s rights Educator can show anything related to curriculum Materials must be pared down and adhere to section 110(2) for distance learning
  10. 10. Section 110(2) DistanceLearning Legal to transmit non-drama Legal to transmit limited portions off all works Legal to transmit still images Non-profit educational institutions
  11. 11. Section 110(2) Conditions Part of institutional activity Performed by instructor Related to course content Attribute notice of copyright Limited to duration of class only Copies retained by institution
  12. 12. ReferencesCreative Commons, (2012). Who uses CC ?. Retrieved from http://creativecommons.org/who-uses-ccUniversity of Texas Libraries, (2007). Copyright Crash Course. Retrieved from http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/

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