I am pleased to enclose an interesting articles on
copyright titled: Copyright: Its Implications for
Electronic Information by Sirigindi Subba
Rao for your information and use.
This paper presents an overview
of copyright, its history, and implications for electronic and multimedia. The
international treaties on copyright are listed and the status of copyright
protection in select countries is covered, including copyright law enactment,
term, scope, sanctions, percentage of piracy and revenue loss in software
piracy. Copyright issues for e-information, the Internet and library and
information centres are discussed. Digital copyright protection technologies ±
ECMS, watermarks, fingerprints and digital signatures, etc. ± are described. It
is concluded that copyright law has not disappeared with the evolution of
technology and the development of a globalised Intellectual Property Right
regime is recommended.
Enclose please find the full text of this article
in pdf format. Please feel free to writer for further assistance of if you like
to have a hard copy of the article for your use.