Course:Introduction to Copyright Law MIT

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Course Name Introduction to Copyright Law
URL to course page http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-912-introduction-to-copyright-law-january-iap-2006/
Name of institution (e.g., MIT, Harvard) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Domain of institution (e.g., mit.edu, harvard.edu) http://www.mit.edu
Course features Book List, Reading Schedule, Lecture Video
Review of course This course is an introduction to copyright law and American law in general. Topics covered include: structure of federal law; basics of legal research; legal citations; how to use LexisNexis®; the 1976 Copyright Act; copyright as applied to music, computers, broadcasting, and education; fair use; Napster®, Grokster®, and Peer-to-Peer file-sharing; Library Access to Music Project; The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act; DVDs and encryption; software licensing; the GNU® General Public License and free software.
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SubjectsLaw