A Brief Note On The Law Of Copyright

1668 Words Dec 15th, 2015 7 Pages
Diana Rios
Professor Proctor
Enc 1102
December 15, 2015
Law of Copyright Technology today plays a huge role in all aspects of a modern day by day society. As technology is used in all different fields, it is expected to continue improving over time to make daily tasks an unchallenging experience to perform for the average person. It provides security for creators, writers, artist, etc. from others benefiting from their work therefore providing better confidence in creativity and boosting economic growth.
On April 10, 1710 the British Statute of Anne “An Act for the Encouragement of Learning by Vesting the Copies of Printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies, during the Times Therein Mentioned” was the first copyright statue that took effect. In those times the Law of Copyright only applied to the copying of books. In both England and United States this famous statue remains the foundation of copyright law. As society changes, the Law has adapted for other uses like translations and expressive creation that may include copyright protected elements. The new modification to the law now covers a wide range of works. These rights protect the work of books, manuscripts, plays, computer programs, works of art, maps, architectural plans, musical scores, sound recordings, and films. Luckily over time copyright law has changed to benefit creators of original works. While most people argue that these copyright laws protect the goods of many artists’ original works…
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