Expanded Table of Contents
Introduction: Thomas Jefferson Never Saw Anything Like This!
Part 1: Copyright and Technology
Chapter 1: Books and Other Literary Works
• The first copyright technology, the printing pressChapter 2: Music and Sound Recordings
• Almost five hundred years later, the photocopying machine
• The phonographChapter 3: Movies and Television
• Digital recordings
• MoviesChapter 4: Computers and Computer Programs
• Cable television
• The videocassette market
• Digital video recordings
Chapter 5: The Internet
Part 2: Copyright Basics
Chapter 6: What Does Copyright Protect?
• OriginalityChapter 7: What Rights Does Copyright Grant?
• Books, maps, prints, music, photographs, drama, paintings, sculpture, movies, computer programs, records and tapes, dance, architecture, boat hulls, and characters—whew!
• Substantial similarityChapter 8. Copyright Limitations, Exclusions, and Compromises
• The exclusive rights of copyright—copying, distribution, making derivative works, public performance, public display, attribution and integrity, trafficking in sound recordings, technological protection measures, and copyright management information
• Specific limitations and exclusionsChapter 9. Other Major Copyright Principles
• Works of utility
• Fair use
• How long does copyright last?Chapter 10. International Copyright Relations
• What formalities are required?
• Who owns the copyright?
• Other theories for protecting creative works
Afterword: Creativity Wants To Be Paid
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