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Lecture 7

MMEDIA 1A03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Copyleft, Remix Culture


Department
Multimedia
Course Code
MMEDIA 1A03
Professor
Dr.0
Lecture
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L7- JAN 28
Copyright:
-Bundle of rights (mostly transferrable)
-The right to duplicate
-The right to derived work
-The right to synchronize (04:20)
-The right to perform in public
-The right to broadcast
-etc.
-Automatic (when you create something)
-License (give permission) on the basis of those rights
-Expires 50 years after the death if the creator
Problems?
-Tracking assignment(8:35)
-(8:35)
-No central record keeping
-(9:20)
-(11:00)
-Conflict between creators and users
-(11:35)
-Dwindling public sphere (constraint on public discussion)
-(13:00)
-Enforcement (14:20)
-Competing legal regimes (16:45)
Escape valve #1: Fair dealing
Set 1-Research, study, education
Set 2-Parody, satire
Set 3-Review, criticism, news reporting
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Set 4-“User generated content” i.e. remix culture
Escape valve #2: Copyleft licenses (practice)
-You all can use/change/whatever this
-But you must pass that privilege on
-GNU General Public License (1989)
-GNU = GUN’S not Unix
Escape Valve #3: Creative Commons
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Mmedia 1A04
January
28, 2015
2:44 PM
Copyright - bundle
of rights; automatic (when you create something)
Basically the rights
are to control what you create; multiple because most copyright are
acts of
human expression and there are different kinds of things
E.g. Right to
duplicate; derived work; adapted work and make it into something
else;
synchronize (e.g. Music into film)
Transferring of
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