MP3: The End of Copyright as We Know it?
Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference Law And Technology, August 9-12 1999, pp. 32-37, Honolulu, Hawaii
12 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2008
New technology provides the music industry with ways to run its business more efficiently by distributing music over the Internet. But this technology is also posing a threat to the music industry, as music is infinitely copied amongst users. Copy protection systems will not provide a lasting solution because the protection scheme will eventually be by-passed. Copyright legislation can only try to keep up by differentiating between commercial and personal, non-commercial use of music.
Keywords: Information Society, Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright, mp3, Internet Law
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