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Author Stern, R.H.
Sponsorship IEEE Computer Society
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1981
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Search engines ♦ Advertising ♦ Books ♦ Protection ♦ Computer displays ♦ Web pages ♦ Companies ♦ Authorization ♦ Manufacturing ♦ Painting
Description We address whether putting a pop-up advertising window as a layer on top of a Web page's screen display involves the unlawful preparation of a derivative work without the consent of the owner. Copyright Act [17 U.S.C. sec. 106(2)] makes it copyright infringement to prepare a derivative work without the authorization of the copyright holder who owns the underlying work. Something special about this provision of copyright law is that, unlike those provisions dealing with unauthorized reproduction and distribution, this provision prohibits the preparation of derivative works, rather than the manufacture or distribution of copies of the derivative works. A copy is a physical object embodying a work in fixed form, for example, a book, painting, audiotape, programmed EPROM, or encoded hard disk.
ISSN 02721732
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-03-01
Publisher Place U.S.A.
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Volume Number 24
Issue Number 2
Size (in Bytes) 571.84 kB
Page Count 67
Starting Page 6
Ending Page 72


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library