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In accordance with Superintendent’s Rule 1120, Copyright, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) is committed to respecting the rights of copyright holders and complying with the Copyright Act of 1976. The procedures set forth on this Web site by of the Office of Library Information Services (LIS) are intended to provide subject-specific guidance and information to staff about applicable law and the alternatives available to help accomplish educational objectives.
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MPAA: You Can Infringe Copyright by Embedding a Video

MPAA: You Can Infringe Copyright by Embedding a Video | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
In a brief filed last week, the Motion Picture Association of America argued that sites that embed infringing content hosted by others should bear the same copyright liability as sites that host the content.
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RIAA

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RIAA is the trade organization that supports and promotes the creative and financial vitality of the major music companies. Information includes an explanation of online piracy, who music theft hurts, scope of the problem, and the copyright law.

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Major Textbook Publishers File Copyright Lawsuit Against Open ...

Major Textbook Publishers File Copyright Lawsuit Against Open ... | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Last month, the textbook publishers Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education filed a joint copyright lawsuit against the open education resource start-up company Boundless Learning. The publishers ...
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Pinterest and Copyright: Repinning Is Not Reproduction | Law of ...

Pinterest and Copyright: Repinning Is Not Reproduction | Law of ... | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Pinterest, now the third-largest social network in the United States, has been under intense public scrutiny in recent weeks. Many have wondered very vocally if the site is facilitating copyright infringement on a mass scale, a la ...
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International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law

International Aspects of Publishing, Intellectual Property and the Law | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
This is an outstanding Scoop.it on "all the latest hot topics in the world of publishing and intellectual property."
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Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-04-15

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-04-15 | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates provides a comprehensive hyperlinked list of news in every endeavor of intellectual property - technology, humanities, science, etc.
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New Copyright Alert System to Target File-Sharing Users

New Copyright Alert System to Target File-Sharing Users | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Home Media MagazineNew Copyright Alert System to Target File-Sharing UsersHome Media MagazineWhile first and second alerts to consumers will “direct the subscriber to educational resources which will help him/her to check the security of his/her...
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Copyright laws for bloggers and podcasters

Can you use copyrighted material in your personal podcast? What about "fair use"? And more copyright questions answered by entertainment lawyer ...
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Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright in China

Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright in China | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Resources on IP and the public interest. Open Access and Information Justice. Home · Resource Library · Global Congress · Washington ...
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Section 108 Photocopying by Libraries and Archives | American Library Association

RT @RaineyReitman: Here's more about Section 108 - libraries http://t.co/fQw8kIYj and http://t.co/OEcTTfNn #innact...
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Cable in the Classroom

Cable in the Classroom | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it

Cable in the Classroom (CIC) promotes the visionary, sensible, responsible and effective use of cable’s broadband technology, services, and content in teaching and learning.   See the Programming and Resources Guide to permissions for copying as listed in Cable Initiatives, On TV/Online, and Leaders in Learning. 

 

Note - Click MORE to view copying and retention permissions.

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Section 108 Spinner

Section 108 Spinner | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it

Section 108 of the U.S. Copyright Code allows libraries & archives, under certain circumstances, to make reproductions of copyrighted materials without the permission of the copyright holder. This simple tool can help one determine whether or not a particular reproduction is covered by this exemption.

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PHOTOGRAPHY & THE LAW: Copyright Issues

PHOTOGRAPHY & THE LAW: Copyright Issues | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it

"Some photographers rely solely on the concept that they own the copyright when the image is created but then fail to register it with the Copyright Office."  The information on this blog conveys important intellectual property concepts for photographers, as well as detailed information about how to report an infringment.  Also, included is a direct link to social media concept of "meme" - copying images and posting for another purpose.

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Will the Pinterest TOS-Tweaks Pin Down Copyright Concerns? | Splash Media

Will the Pinterest TOS-Tweaks Pin Down Copyright Concerns? | Splash Media | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Pinterest executives are showing that they hear the concerns of its users loud and clear with the release of the updated Pinterest terms of service(TOS). (Will the Pinterest TOS-Tweaks Pin Down Copyright Concerns?
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Library Grits: Unlocking Copyright

Library Grits: Unlocking Copyright | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
I had the opportunity to learn the Korean copyright laws, visit Seoul and meet some new people which was a great experience. I worked with the ... 7 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Mount Everest.
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Supreme Court to hear reach of copyright law abroad

Supreme Court to hear reach of copyright law abroad | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
The justices will review a ruling by the 2nd Circuit that a foreign-made copy can never be resold within the U.S. without the copyright owner's permission.
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2012 ONWARDS: Intellectual Property, my view on Copyright Law | Le Mauricien

2012 ONWARDS: Intellectual Property, my view on Copyright Law | Le Mauricien | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
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Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.
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Software Copyright Infringement - $100 Million in Lost Revenue

Indictment for a variety of charges including software piracy and illegally exporting technology to China. More than $100 million in lost revenue to American companies -Crime of the Century? Windsor Mill, Maryland man charged for purchasing over $1 million of cracked stolen software.
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Criminal Copyright – Yeah, You COULD Get Thrown in Jail

Criminal Copyright – Yeah, You COULD Get Thrown in Jail | K-12 Copyright Resources | Scoop.it
Violation of the copyright holder’s exclusive rights can trigger civil, or possibly criminal, penalties. Copyright infringement may qualify as a crime where it is done willfully and for either commercial advantage or private financial gain, or where the reproduction and distribution is on a large scale.
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