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‘Certain legal problems related to the making available of literary and artistic works and other protected subject matter through digital networks,’

 Dr. Silke von Lewinski, prepared for UNESCO Secretariat for the 13th Session of the Intergovernmental Copyright Committee, 2005

             

 

This paper provides an objective overview, without taking a position, of the legal copyright issues and implications raised by modern technologies that permit electronic file sharing between Internet users. The paper explores a range of consequences and supplies specific information on technical and economic aspects of peer to peer file sharing and an analysis of legal jurisdictions and enforcement strategies.

Click here for the paper: http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=26128&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html




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