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A copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to the creator of an original work or their assignee for a limited period of time upon disclosure of the work. This includes the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. In most jurisdictions copyright arises upon fixation

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To the individual experiencing frustration, the emotion is usually attributed to external factors that are beyond his or her control. Although mild frustration due to internal factors (e.g. laziness, lack of effort) is often a positive force (inspiring motivation), it is more often than not | 2011/5/24 16:29:31

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The classic argument for copyright is the view that granting developers temporary monopolies over their works encourages further development and creativity by giving the developer a source of income; normally copyright is enforced within a framework of Berne convention , instigated by Victor

International Copyright Act of 1891 print that page

The International Copyright Act of 1891 was created because many people shunned the idea of literary piracy. It was the first U.S. congressional act that offered copyright protection in the United States to citizens of countries other than the United States. The act extended limited protection | 2011/7/7 10:12:12

Copyright collective print that page

A copyright collective (also known as a copyright collecting agency or copyright collecting society ) is a body created by copyright law or private agreement which engages in collective rights management . Collecting societies have the authority to license copyrighted works and collect | 2011/5/8 5:31:23

Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act print that page

The Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act ( OCILLA ) is United States federal law that creates a conditional safe harbor for online service providers (OSP) (a group which includes internet service providers (ISP)) and other Internet intermediaries by shielding them for | 2011/8/23 21:17:11

Copyright Term Extension Act print that page

The Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA) of 1998 extended copyright terms in the United States by 20 years. Since the Copyright Act of 1976 , copyright would last for the life of the author plus 50 years, or 75 years for a work of corporate authorship . The Act extended these terms to life | 2011/7/22 12:00:25

Crown copyright print that page

Under Part VII of the Copyright Act 1968 , the Australian Government holds copyright in any work, film or sound recording made by or under the direction or control of the Government, and any work first published by or under the direction or control of the Government. Section 182A of the Act | 2011/10/5 10:05:42

Copyright infringement print that page


The practice of labelling the infringement of exclusive rights in creative works as "piracy" predates statutory copyright law. Prior to the Statute of Anne 1709, the Stationers' Company of London in 1557 received a Royal Charter giving the company a monopoly on publication and tasking it

Copyright law of the United Kingdom print that page


The copyright law of the United Kingdom governs the legally enforceable rights to creative and artistic works under the laws of the United Kingdom (UK). Modern copyright law originated in the UK with the 1709 Statute of Anne , the first copyright statute. Its full title was "An Act for the