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  • Piracy On the Internet

    Group 4Alex, Diamond, Rhoda, Rajiv, Richard

  • Topic OutlinePiracy on the InternetPiracy, DefinedMusic PiracyCopyright and Intellectual Property Laws

  • What is (electronic) Piracy?

  • What is (electronic) Piracy?PIRACY is the unauthorized reproduction and distribution of electronic audio and media devices. This include the copying of:moviessongse-booksand other materials in electronic form

  • Hard Goods Piracy Auction SitesIn 2005, eBay, the on-line auction host, received 1.2 billion hits per month. It had 10 million registered users and more than 400,000 items added daily. The proliferation of auction sites has increased ten fold. There are now hundreds of major auction sites online.The proliferation of such sites have encouraged the growth of piracy in the Internet.

  • Music piracy

  • What is Music Piracy?The dictionary states that music piracy is; the general term referring to the illegal duplication and distribution of sound recordings, comprised of four specific forms: bootleg recordings, counterfeit recordings, pirate recordings and online piracy.

  • The ConsequencesThe consequence of this is that music companies are losing millions of dollars. they dont just lose the occasional single or album they lose there selling details and even in some cases they dont get a gold or platinum credit for the song because people dont buy it, they simply download it.

  • The PunishmentIn the US, if caught with illegal music that costs the record company a total of more than $350 the person is legally viable to be sued or arrested and detained A maximum fine of $5000 and imprisonment of up to 6 monthsHowever, penalties and punishments depend on the existing laws of a country or territory

  • How Does it Happen?Music piracy can occur in many ways Internet (downloading)Passing of legal/illegal copies from one hand to anotherIllegal analogue or digital recordingsPeer to peer link programs

  • What is a Peer to Peer Link?Peer to peer links are a internet link from one persons computer to a hosts computer. The people involved have equal rights and you can only access someone's computer if they decide to setup a shared folder to link them to the network. The network has many faults including that you can download a file from someone's computer and it may contain a virus there are no ways of checking a file until you download it.

  • Why Does it Happen?Music piracy is being committed because people dont want to pay for a legal copy when they can just download it from websites and peer to peer connections.

    OR DOES IT???

  • Common Downloadable Media WebsitesNapsterRhapsodyYahoo Music UnlimitediTuneseMusicLimewire

  • Protecting Copyrights

  • What is an Intellectual Property?Intellectual property (IP) is a legal field that refers to creations of the mind such as musical, literary, and artistic works; inventions; and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce, including copyrights, trademarks, patents, and related rights. Under intellectual property law, the holder of one of these abstract properties has certain exclusive rights to the creative work, commercial symbol, or invention by which it is covered.

  • What is a Copyright?Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by governments, giving the creator of an original work of authorship exclusive rights to control its distribution, usually for a limited time, after which the work enters the public domain. Generally, it is "the right to copy", but usually provides the author with other rights as well, such as the right to be credited for the work, to determine who may adapt the work to other forms, who may perform the work, who may financially benefit from it, and other, related rights.

  • Protecting CopyrightsDigital Rights Management (DRM)An invisible layer of software that bodyguards a computer file and limits what you can and can't do with it. Buy a song from Apple's iTunes Media Store, for example, and you can copy the file to five computers but no more.

  • Intellectual Property Rights in the PhilippinesRepublic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, is an act prescribing the intellectual property code and establishing the intellectual property office, providing for its powers and functions, and for other purposes.

  • Internet Piracy a Complicated Crime to Control Behavior in an electronic environment requires particular expertise, procedures and powersUsers can act beyond their own borders requires international cooperationUsers can choose their legal environment to avoid prosecution

  • Stopping Internet PiracyLocating piratesCease & desist lettersCriminal and Civil

    ActionsSevere penalties

  • What Needs to Be Done?Enactment of sufficient laws to criminalize internet and telecommunications abusesCommitment of personnel and resourcesWell trained and dedicated prosecutors, judges, police officers & experts with up-to-date equipment Telecommunication carriers and ISPs should be required to retain traffic data for a minimum period to fight internet piracy and other high-tech crime

  • Questions???Electronic materials borrowed from or lend by a friend, is it considered as piracy?Music Piracy, is it really killing the music industry?

  • THANK YOU!