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
- Introduction Unlimited
- LexisNexis and 1976 Copyright Act Unlimited
- Copyright Applied to Music Unlimited
- Software Licensing Unlimited
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