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This page provides an overview of 6 articles related to 'copyright', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted to the author or creator of an original work, including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. Copyright does not protect ideas, only their expression. In most jurisdictions copyright arises upon fixation and does not need to be registered. Copyright owners have the exclusive statutory right to exercise control over copying and other exploitation of the works for a specific period of time, after which the work is said to enter the public domain. Uses covered under limitations and exceptions to copyright, such as fair use, do not require permission from the copyright owner. All other uses require permission. Copyright owners can license or permanently transfer or assign their exclusive rights to others. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Copyright)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'copyright' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'copyright': 578 (33.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'copyright' across all Ariadne articles: 1616
  • Average number of references to 'copyright' per Ariadne article: 2.80
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'copyright': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'copyright': 22.8 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'copyright':

  1. charles oppenheim (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. stuart hannabuss (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. leo waaijers (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. michel wesseling (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Copyright Compliance

Stuart Hannabuss argues that the book's online big sister, Keeping Within the Law (KWtL), launched at the same time, is really the place to go and the source to buy.

July 2008, issue56, review

Book Review: Digital Copyright

Stuart Hannabuss looks at an interesting Nile cruise of a book about intellectual property.

January 2008, issue54, review

Book Review: Essential Law for Information Professionals

Stuart Hannabuss picks another winner but wonders whether legal essentialism is enough for information professionals.

October 2006, issue49, review

Book Review: Joining Up the Dots

Stuart Hannabuss seeks the tenor among the diversity of voices provided by Challenge and Change in the Information Society.

October 2003, issue37, review

Book Review: Managing Digital Rights - A Practitioner's Guide

Stuart Hannabuss likes the way this book reminds us that information professionals need to apply the law and not merely know it.

April 2005, issue43, review

Book Review: Staying Legal

Stuart Hannabuss examines an interesting collection of essays and, with reservations, likes the second edition a lot more.

July 2004, issue40, review

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