The Copyright Website

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Welcome to The Copyright Website! This site endeavors to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information of interest to infonauts, netsurfers, webspinners, content providers, musicians, appropriationists, activists, infringers, outlaws, and law abiding citizens. Launched on May Day 95, this site seeks to encourage discourse and invite solutions to the myriad of copyright tangles that currently permeate the Web; The Copyright Website strives to lubricate the machinations of information delivery. As spice is to Dune, information is to the Web; the spice must flow.

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Today's categories are:

New What's News Late breaking news items of interest.
Fundamentals Copyright Fundamentals Get up to speed on the basics of copyright law.
Registration Copyright Registration Get the straight skinny on how to register your work with the Copyright Office.
Infringements Famous Copyright
See and hear the notorious pillagers of copyright, from fine art to rap.
Internet Bleeding Edge:
Internet Issues
A look at some of the bleeding edge issues involving the distribution of copyrighted materials across the Net.
Fair Use Fair Use Hear the people who got away with it, and the people who didn't! Audio comparisons, bands who sample, lyrics, and more!
Public Domain Public Domain Where copyrights go to die.
Source Source Documents
and Resources
Relevant references, citations and links.


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