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CC 201-001 Week 6 Class 9

by: Jennifer Gintovt

CC 201-001 Week 6 Class 9 CC 201-001

Jennifer Gintovt
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Here are my personal notes from week 6 class 9 lecture. Material covered in this note set includes: -Piracy -Intellectual property rights, theft, etc. -Patent infringement -Copyright infringeme...
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jennifer Gintovt on Thursday September 22, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CC 201-001 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Adam Ghazi-Tehrani in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Cyber Criminology in Cyber Criminology at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.


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Date Created: 09/22/16
Piracy Intellectual property theft • Piracy is slang for “intellectual property theft” • Creations of the intellect for which a monopoly is assigned to designated owners by law • Includes music, literature, discoveries, inventions, words, phrases, symbols, designs, etc. Intellectual property rights • Protections granted to creators of intellectual property o Include: § Trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, trade secrets § © ,™ ,® § copying words, products, items protected by these is illegal Why do we have IP? • To promote progress • By exchanging limited exclusive rights for disclosure of inventions and creative works, society and the patentee/copyright owner mutually benefit, and an incentive is created for inventors and authors to create and disclose their work • Exclusive rights allow owners of intellectual property to benefit from the property they have created o Provides financial incentive • Pfizer can charge high prices for Viagra o Pfizer created formula- which is protected by law o Makes it possible for Pfizer to recoup the money they spent to develop the product Patent Infringement • Caused by using and selling a patented invention without permission from the patent holder • Generally patent infringement cases are handled in Civil law • Some countries its covered under criminal law Copyright Infringement • Reproducing, distributing, displaying or performing a work, or to make derivative works, without permission from the copyr ight holder • Often called piracy • Enforcement of copyright is generally up to copyright holder Trademark infringement • Protections on your brand/brand reputation • Only matters if its product or services that are identical or similar to the products or services of the other party • EX. Apple Music- Beatles record label sued Apple Computer when they released the iPod in the 90s Piracy: Then vs. Now • Past piracy was on a small scale o Copying of VHS tapes, cassette tapes, floppy disk o People did this o EX. if you wanted to make 20 copies of Aladdin, you would need 20 VHS tapes 2 • Because of monetary/physical/time requirements piracy stays at a small scale operation • Until three inventions come about o The Internet o File compression o CD-R media The Internet: • Allows information of any kind to be transmitted more quickly than in the past • High-speed internet “broadband” File Compression • ZIP, MP3, h.264 (video) • Average 3 minute song takes up approximately 35 megabytes, but once compressed into an MP3 it only takes up 3MB File Storage • Users needed ways to store music • CD-R allowed users to store their music cheap Pirate culture: • Combined factors of quick and easy transmission with cheap storage created piracy • Preferred method o Free o easy 3


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