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  • Example: When a parent passes away their assets are usually passed onto the children of said parentStock photo sites are websites with a database of hundreds to thousands of images included with a creative commons license (more on that later). Many stock photo sites are subscription based.
  • In reality there are no international copyright protections, but the Berne Convention protects work under the countries that have adopted the convention.Used to be fifty years until a new law was passed in 1998.
  • Examples of internet meme: Rickroll and Lolcats.
  • Many image sites, similar to stock photo sites, have Creative Commons License.This includes Stock Exchange (, Flickr (, and others.
  • You can quickly find public domain material by searching public domain in search engines.
  • Mashup can include meme. Often times Youtube videos ( is all in one snack potato tube, tic-tic, corn chips, and sobemie. taste deliciuos. from "Siantar Top " rasanyapasti top
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    1. 1. Instructor staffa<br />Grade10<br />High School<br />English Composition: literature<br />Copyright Rules and Regulations<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    2. 2. Terminal Learning Objective<br />Ability to understand copyright laws and apply your learned knowledge in your own work.<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    3. 3. Enabling Learning Objectives<br />Define copyright and its uses<br />Identify copyrights fair use attributes and licensing rights<br />Identify the elements of public domain<br />Identify plagiarism and its consequences<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    4. 4. What is copyright?<br />Copyright is a form of legal protection automatically provided to the authors of original works.<br />Only the copyright owner has the right to use their own work<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    5. 5. Who is the owner?<br />Creator<br />Creator’s heirs after the creator is dead<br />It is forbidden to use copyrighted material without permission from the owner<br />You may have to pay the owner for permission to use his or her work<br />Stock photo web sites are great places to find images to use with permission<br />You may have to pay the owner for permission<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    6. 6. What does copyright cover?<br />Tangible forms of expression<br />Images<br />Photographs<br />Movies and video<br />Theater plays<br />Music and lyrics<br />Books and text<br />Dance<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    7. 7. Berne Convention<br />The Berne Convention is a pseudo international copyright protection<br />Copyright typically lasts the life of an author and seventy years after his or her death<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    8. 8. Fair Use<br />How much of someone else’s work can you use?<br />Video<br />10% or up to 3 minutes, whichever is less<br />Text<br />10% or up to 1000 words, whichever is less<br />Music/Lyrics<br />10% or up to 30 seconds, whichever is less<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    9. 9. Fair Use Without Permission<br />Fair use of someone else’s work can only be used in certain situations without permission<br />Parodies<br />A popular use of parodies are internet memes<br />News reporting<br />Research and education about the work<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    10. 10. Cite Sources<br />You still need to site your sources!<br />If you do not you are committing plagiarism<br />Give credit where credit is due<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    11. 11. Licenses<br />An owner of copyrighted work may allow other user’s to use said work under a license<br />The owner hereby gives permission that is normally restricted by copyright law<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    12. 12. Creative Commons License<br />A Creative Commons License is a license that exists between full copyright restrictions and public domain<br />Under the Creative Commons License the owner of a work may allow certain uses with some rights reserved<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    13. 13. Different Types of Creative Commons License<br />Attribution<br />This license allows others to copy, distribute, display, and perform copyright work including derivatives but only at the owner’s request<br />Share Alike<br />This license allows others to distribute derivative works under the license that is identical to the license of the original work<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    14. 14. Different Types of Creative Commons License<br />Non-commercial<br />This license allows others to copy, distribute, display, and perform copyright work including derivatives, but can’t be used for commercial work<br />No derivative work<br />This license allows others to copy, distribute, display, and perform verbatim copies of work, no derivatives<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    15. 15. Public Domain<br />Public domain material is material on the internet that may be copied freely only if it is of the following:<br />Created by the federal government<br />If the copyright has expired<br />The copyright has been abandoned<br />Examples may include:<br />NASA images<br />Shakespearean plays<br />Facts<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    16. 16. Mashups<br />What is a mashup?<br />Hybrid of media that creates something new<br />Example: taking two different songs and combining them to create a new song<br />Many people have created their own music video using the actual musician’s song along with their own created video footage<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    17. 17. Plagiarism<br />What is plagiarism?<br />Taking someone else’s work and using it as your own<br />Plagiarism is illegal and can have very negative consequences in the educational and professional fields<br />Bypass plagiarism and cite your sources!<br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    18. 18. References<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />© 2010 Peter Staffa<br />
    19. 19. Image References<br /> (Holding a dot com III via<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />