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Australia: Copyright - Secondary Infringement by Authorization - Hyper-Linking


Jason John Bosland


University of Melbourne; University of Melbourne - Centre for Media and Communications Law

Robin W. Wright


Swinburne University of Technology; University of Melbourne - Centre for Media and Communications Law


Entertainment Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2007
U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 298

Abstract:     
Comments on the Australian Full Federal Court judgment in Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd v. Cooper on whether a website proprietor committed secondary copyright infringement by authorizing infringement, if the website contained hyper-links to copyright recorded music, which the website users downloaded without the copyright proprietor's consent. Discusses whether the website proprietor had the power to prevent copyright infringement. Considers whether the website was designed specifically to facilitate the unlawful downloading of music.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 6

Keywords: hyperlink, copyright, music, Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd v. Cooper

JEL Classification: K11

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Date posted: November 27, 2007  

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Bosland, Jason John and Wright, Robin W., Australia: Copyright - Secondary Infringement by Authorization - Hyper-Linking. ; U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 298. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1032757

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Jason John Bosland (Contact Author)
University of Melbourne ( email )
Melbourne, Victoria 3010
Australia
University of Melbourne - Centre for Media and Communications Law ( email )
Victoria 3010
Australia
Robin W. Wright
Swinburne University of Technology ( email )
Cnr Wakefield and William Streets, Hawthorn Victor
3122 Victoria, Victoria 3122
Australia
University of Melbourne - Centre for Media and Communications Law ( email )
Victoria 3010
Australia
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