Copyrights in the Stream: The Battle on Webcasting

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Abstract

The article focuses on copyright and webcasting law. It distinguishes between peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing and webcasting in order to unveil agendas of right holders. It suggests different legal solutions for current webcasting problems, and depicts that copyright law does not currently address webcasting properly. It compares webcasting to past and current wars against P2P file-sharing, and reflects that webcasting poses a major threat to business models of right holders.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)769-813
Number of pages45
JournalSanta Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal
Volume28
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Copyright
  • Webcasting -- Law & legislation
  • Intellectual property
  • Financial risk
  • Computer file sharing
  • Business models

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