Assume That Online Works are Copyrighted: They May Have More Protection Than You Think
Abstract: Harris surveys the many ways in which protected digital works can be used that may infringe on copyright. These infringements include:
- posting to the web,
- email forwarding,
- listserv copying,
- browsing and
Wow! I said that over and over while reading Harris' list of potentially-infringing uses of copyrighted content. This is LUDICROUS. Whatever happened to fair use? This list just reinforces antiquated notions of copyright that don't seem to account for the way that technology has changed both information flow and communication patterns.
Harris, L. E. (2008). Assume That Online Works are Copyrighted: They May Have More Protection Than You Think. Information Outlook, 11(5). Retrieved from http://www.sla.org/io/2007/05/40.cfm.