IntelliConnect Log In. 'The exclusive right to their writing... By: Ginsburg, Jane C, (Columbia University School of Law) Comments that the recent coincidence of new technology and new legislation in the US has enhanced the ability of US copyright owners to wield electronic protective measures to control the exploitation of their works.
Suggests that legislation, such as the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1988 which reinforces the technology, has led many to perceive and deplore an imbalance between copyright owners and the copyright-using public which is fundamentally at odds with the US Constitution. Dismisses this criticism as ill founded because the Constitution embodies the concept of author control, and the technological protections, further secured by legal protections, that may be required to preserve control should thus be seen as part of, rather than alien to, that system. Footnotes Audience: Research Source: New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, May 2001; v.7 n.2:p.136-155; issn:1173-311X See original record Share this item.
Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008 No 27 (as at 16 September 2011), Public Act. “(1) A person ( ) commits an offence who, in the course of business, makes, imports, sells, distributes, lets for hire, offers or exposes for sale or hire, or advertises for sale or hire, a TPM circumvention device that applies to a technological protection measure if A knows that it will, or is likely to, be used to infringe copyright in a TPM work. “(2) A person ( ) commits an offence who, in the course of business, provides a service to another person ( ) if— “(a) A intends the service to enable or assist B to circumvent a technological protection measure; and“(b) A knows that the service will, or is likely to, be used to infringe copyright in a TPM work. “(3) A person (
Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/252) Contents. Open Music. The Digital Museum and Copyright Law: Can There Be Reconciliation? by Susan Corbett. Victoria University of WellingtonMay 31, 2012 (2012) 6 New Zealand Intellectual Property Journal, 882-887 Abstract: This article presents a summary of a recent research study into the impact of copyright law on the digitisation projects of New Zealand museums.
The article suggests changes to the Copyright Act 1994 that would permit museums to better achieve their objectives using digital technologies. VIDEO: Jane C. Ginsburg on Vimeo. Copyright Council of New Zealand. Prosecution Policy Guidelines under the Trade Marks Act 2002 and the Copyright Act 1994. Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand. Testing the Privacy Waters: Does Recent FCC Privacy Enforcement Signal the Reclassification of Broadband Internet Service Providers as Common Carriers? The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had a busy year in 2014.
During the past 12 months, the FCC proposed new regulations on net neutrality 1 and pursued the largest privacy action in its history against TerraCom, Inc. and YourTel America, Inc.2 While so far in 2015 the FCC has kept its cards close to its chest, it is expected that the FCC will continue to be active regulating broadband Internet service providers (ISPs). With President Obama’s plea to the FCC to promote net neutrality,3 this activity may expand into the FCC testing the privacy waters to see if the agency should fully commit to regulation of privacy issues over ISPs. This article will explore some of the concerns with the FCC’s authority to regulate ISPs, highlight the FCC’s recent privacy enforcement history, and question whether the FCC is equipped to be the sole regulator of broadband Internet service providers.
Reclassification Concerns The D.C. The FCC’s Claims of Authority and History of Enforcement 8 Id. T. New Zealand: Licensing and intellectual property. Many foreign firms operate in New Zealand by licensing their technology and know-how, mainly because they consider the market too small for direct investment.
Domestic companies manufacture a number of goods (such as cosmetics, televisions and construction equipment) under licence from foreign firms, often with distribution rights for the South Pacific. The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand offers online registration and renewals for patents, trademarks and designs. Collective trademarks have been registrable in New Zealand since April 2000; the enabling legislation for this filled a gap in New Zealand's law and in the country's compliance with rules of the World Trade Organisation. Separate statutes govern patents, trademarks, geographical indications, plant varieties, copyrights, layout and industrial designs; the Ministry of Economic Development is responsible for protecting all such rights.
"Impact of Legal Threats on Online Music Sharing Activity: An Analysis " by Sudip Bhattacharjee, Ram D. Gopal et al. Abstract The music industry has repeatedly expressed concerns over potentially devastating impacts of online music sharing.
Initial attempts to control online file sharing have been primarily through consumer education and legal action against the operators of networks that facilitated file sharing. Recent legal action against individual file sharers marked an unprecedented shift in the industry’s strategy.