Copyright, Copyleft And The Internet Presentation

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A brief introduction to some topics regarding the current situation of Copyright policy and the Internet. This is a practise assignment I had to do for a subject called "Inglés 3 para la informática".

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Copyright, Copyleft And The Internet Presentation

  1. 1. COPYRIGHT INFRINGMENT & THE INTERNET Joaquín David García Pérez – Ing. Informática Universidad Alicante – Inglés III
  2. 2. OUTLINE <ul><li>Copyright Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Current Situation </li></ul><ul><li>Main Causes </li></ul><ul><li>Other Causes </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion/Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. DEFINITION I <ul><li>Piracy: Several contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Music, Films, Books, … </li></ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul>
  4. 4. DEFINITION II <ul><li>Appropriate term: SW Piracy. </li></ul><ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright infringement of software. </li></ul><ul><li>Illegal copying of computer files. </li></ul>Calico Jack Rackham
  5. 5. Current Situation <ul><li>Laws in some countries </li></ul><ul><li>High speed DSL providers </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable prices </li></ul><ul><li>Simplicity to do it </li></ul><ul><li>People divided in two groups. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Causes <ul><li>Easiness </li></ul><ul><li>High prices </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing structure of the Internet </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other causes <ul><li>Habit </li></ul><ul><li>Being against law </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright is not in fashion anymore </li></ul>
  8. 8. Possible solutions <ul><li>Change copyright law </li></ul><ul><li>< 10% for the artist </li></ul><ul><li>New licenses adapted to current needs: Copyleft, CC </li></ul><ul><li>Income from performances </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion / Opinion <ul><li>Internet makes copyright obsolete </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze society, then decide </li></ul><ul><li>Piracy is not the cause, it is a consequence </li></ul>
  10. 10. Links <ul><li>Copyright law definition </li></ul><ul><li>http:// simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Creative commons official website </li></ul><ul><li>www.creativecommons.org </li></ul><ul><li>Copyleft Definition. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyleft </li></ul><ul><li>Joost Smiers. </li></ul><ul><li>Book: “Imagine… No copyright”. </li></ul><ul><li>What you pay for a CD: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// foro.hackhispano.com/showthread.php?t =10464 </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Thank you for your time! </li></ul>Questions

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