The Online Copyright Handbook
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SECTION ONE: AN INTRODUCTION
SECTION TWO: FIGHTING AN ONLINE COPYRIGHT VIOLATION
SECTION THREE: AVOIDING COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Copyright law is not
a global constant. What may be prohibited in the Philippines
may be the normal course of business in New Zealand. What
Canadians see as a matter of absolute law may not seem
to matter in, Peru. Every nation has its own approach.
That not only complicates
developing an understanding of the issue. It also complicates
construction of an ebook on the topic.
For the purposes of this
book, we use U.S. law as "jumping off" point.
U.S. law is not globally applicable, but it is more established
than that of other nations. Additionally, most readers
of this ebook are likely to either be U.S. residents or
to do a significant percentage of their business with
This ebook is organized
into three general sections. In the first section, we
will address the nature of copyrights and differentiate
it from the related concept of plagiarism. In the second
section, we will focus upon how one can deal with episodes
of online copyright infringement. This will involve a
consideration of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
(DMCA) and its use. The third section of the ebook will
discuss means by which one can obtain quality materials
for his or her websites without running afoul of copyright
limitations and regulations.
We've also provided a
series of Appendices offering valuable related information
and forms that may be useful as you tackle online copyright
Copyright matters aren't always clear. There isn't always
a bright line distinction between what is "allowed"
and what isn't. This ebook, however, should provide you
with the tools necessary to stay on the right side of