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Digital Property

Author : Lesley Ellen Harris
ISBN : 0075528460
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 78.38 MB
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This timely book shows readers that their creative work--whether a photo, a painting, music, data, or a new game--is like money in the bank, and controlling its content means big profits.
Category: Business & Economics

Digital Property

Author : Wendy W. Fok
ISBN : 9781118954980
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 45.79 MB
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Even more than authorship, ownership is challenged by the rise of digital and computational methods of design and production. These challenges are simultaneously legal, ethical and economic. How are new methods of fabrication and manufacture going to irreversibly change not only ways of working, but also designers’ ethics and their stance on ownership? In his 2013 second-term State of the Union address, President Obama stated that 3D printing ‘has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything’. Nowhere will the impact of 3D printing be felt greater than in the architectural and design communities. When anyone can print out an object or structure from a digital file, will designers still exert the same creative rights or will they need to develop new practice and payment models? As architecture becomes more collaborative with open-source processes, will the emphasis on signature as the basis of ownership remain relevant? How will wider teams working globally be accredited and compensated? This issue of AD explores this subject; it features the work of designers who are developing wholly new approaches to practice by exploring means of commercialising process-based products rather than objects. Contributors: Phil Bernstein, Mark Garcia, Antoine Picon, Carlo Ratti and David Ruy Featured architects: Francis Bitonti, Marjan Colletti, Wendy W Fok, Panagiotis Michalatos, Jose Sanchez, Thibault Schwartz, Aaron Sprecher, Feng Xu and Philip Yuan
Category: Architecture

Introduction To Managing Digital Assets

Author : Diane M. Zorich
ISBN : 9780892365463
Genre : Art
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As the use of electronic networks becomes more ubiquitous in the cultural and educational community, issues of management, communication, and distribution increase in complexity. Within this digital environment, options and strategies regarding an institution’s intellectual and cultural property take on critical importance. Introduction to Managing Digital Assets reviews the traditions of rights administration and content distribution in various creative sectors, and identifies common structures and functions within these organizations. The book explores the relationships among the provider, the rightsholder, and the user, highlighting issues of particular relevance to cultural and educational communities. The Introduction to series acquaints professionals and students with the complex issues and technologies in the production, management, and dissemination of cultural heritage information resources.
Category: Art

Managing Intellectual Assets In The Digital Age

Author : Jeffrey H. Matsuura
ISBN : 1580536468
Genre : Law
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Written for technology professionals and business managers/owners alike, this new, easy-to-understand book provides you with a comprehensive overview of the key legal and economic issues that affect rights of access and use for intellectual property and knowledge assets, with special emphasis on computer software, Internet content, and digital media. It is the first book to address management of both traditional intellectual property and the broader set of knowledge assets in a single resource. It presents these subjects in a style appropriate for a wide range of practitioners who are not intellectual property or knowledge management specialists, and approaches the challenge of managing these assets from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Category: Law

Security Rights And Liabiities In E Commerce

Author : Jeffrey H. Matsuura
ISBN : 1608071820
Genre : Computers
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This book provides you with a clear overview of the legal and public policy issues associated with computer network and electronic transaction security. It identifies the various forms of potential legal and commercial liability associated with failures of computer network and electronic security, and advises you of what legal claims may be raised, by whom, and the potential impact of these claims. Methods to reduce or eliminate liability are discussed, presenting practical, operational guidance to help you. The book also describes the legal rights of computer system and electronic commerce operators that can be applied to help preserve security and to recover in the event that security is breached. This discussion of legal rights includes advice on how you can effectively enforce your rights. The focus is on legal rights and responsibilities associated with private networks, Internet service providers, commercial Web sites, business-to business industry online commerce exchanges, and Internet auctions systems. Civil, criminal, and regulatory legal requirements are examined with a discussion of applicable U. S and foreign legal concerns.
Category: Computers

Modern Studies In Property Law

Author : Heather Conway
ISBN : 9781782257554
Genre : Law
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This book contains a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the Eleventh Biennial Modern Studies in Property Law Conference held at Queen's University Belfast in April 2016. It is the ninth volume to be published under the name of the Conference. The Conference and its published proceedings have become an established forum for property lawyers from around the world to showcase current research in the discipline. This collection reflects the diversity and contemporary relevance of modern research in property law. Following a foreword from the keynote speaker at the Conference, Queen's alumnus Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore, the chapters address a range of issues, from the nature of land law and property rights, through claims to the home and digital assets, to the growing debate on the nature of public property. Collectively the chapters demonstrate the vibrancy and importance of property law in dealing with modern concerns across the common law world.
Category: Law

Your Digital Undertaker

Author : Sharon Hartung
ISBN : 9781999450144
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 57.47 MB
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If you are an adult Canadian who uses e-mail and surfs the internet, this book is for you. In a unique and humorous way, this former military officer and tech executive shares what she’s learned about the estate industry and the taboo topic of preparing for one’s own death. Preparing for death doesn’t need to be scary or foreboding. It can actually be liberating and energizing. Join Your Digital Undertaker in an exploration of death in the digital age in Canada, which lifts the lid on how the deathcare and estate industry works today, and tackles it through the project management and digital lens. This exploration includes simple diagrams, easy to understand scenarios, and user options that require only a couple of mouse clicks. You’ll learn your digital life is not isolated from your physical life, as technology is the new player at the estate planning table. Cracking the code to digital death and its afterlife requires deciphering the code for your regular and physical life. By the end of this book, you should feel armed with questions and a perspective on how to tackle your digital life in the context of your overall estate. You might even walk away inspired to get on with dealing with your will and estate plan with estate planning professionals. If you are a named executor in a will or appointed in a Power of Attorney, this book is for you as well, as it might motivate you to ask a lot more questions about your role before you get handed “digital hell in a hand basket”. For those having the challenging conversations with their parents, family members or clients, let Your Digital Undertaker ask some of the basic questions and open the door for a meaningful discussion.
Category: Family & Relationships

Intellectual Property And Traditional Cultural Expressions In A Digital Environment

Author : Christoph Beat Graber
ISBN : 9781848443914
Genre : Law
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This book is a very significant contribution to the question of protecting traditional cultural expressions. . . It is filled with fascinating ideas and perspectives that challenge the reader to rethink the law once again. Jamil Ammar, European Intellectual Property Review Legal protection for traditional cultural expressions is an area of contemporary policy making characterized by widespread concern and considerable controversy. Intellectual property scholars have a dire need for informed perspectives on the history of this subject area and the lucid commentary on its social and political implications that the authors of these cogent interdisciplinary essays provide. This impressive volume promises to be quickly acknowledged as an indispensable guide to the issues in this field. Rosemary J. Coombe, York University, Canada The first wave of scholarship on cultural appropriation was often better at denunciation than at grappling with the complexities of cultural heritage and its protection. Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions in a Digital Environment launches a second wave: nuanced, interdisciplinary, looking past accusation toward flexible solutions. For all that, it is no less committed to social justice. By bringing together leading-edge scholarship from law, the arts, communications, anthropology, history, and philosophy, the editors have taken research on heritage protection to the next level of sophistication. Michael F. Brown, Williams College, US and author of Who Owns Native Culture? In the face of increasing globalisation, and a collision between global communication systems and local traditions, this book offers innovative trans-disciplinary analyses of the value of traditional cultural expressions (TCE) and suggests appropriate protection mechanisms for them. It combines approaches from history, philosophy, anthropology, sociology and law, and charts previously untravelled paths for developing new policy tools and legal designs that go beyond conventional copyright models. Its authors extend their reflections to a consideration of the specific features of the digital environment, which, despite enhancing the risks of misappropriation of traditional knowledge and creativity, may equally offer new opportunities for revitalising indigenous peoples values and provide for the sustainability of TCE. This book will appeal to scholars interested in multidisciplinary analyses of the fragmentation of international law in the field of intellectual property and traditional cultural expressions. It will also be valuable reading for those working on broader governance and human rights issues.
Category: Law

Digital Legacy And Interaction

Author : Cristiano Maciel
ISBN : 9783319016313
Genre : Computers
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The views of leading researchers on the emerging topic of post-mortem digital legacy and posthumous interaction are explored in this book which combines the technical, cultural and legal aspects associated with this new branch of HCI. The technical aspects of emerging technologies, both for the web and mobile platforms, are analysed and useful information is provided for system development, requirements engineering, and data management and storage. The authors address the cultural aspects of virtual identity, ethical problems, cross-culture differences regarding memories and death, bereavement, taboos and beliefs, and the visual/verbal representations of death. The legal aspects covered include regulation, property, privacy and conflicts between international and local jurisdictions. The coverage of Digital Legacy and Interaction: Post-Mortem Issues is relevant to the development of systems that consider the influence of death, bereavement and mortality on Human Computer Interaction. The interdisciplinary approach that guides this book is intended to foster enriching and innovative discussions amongst HCI scholars and professionals. Cristiano Maciel and Vinícius Carvalho Pereira are researchers at LAVI (Laboratory of Interactive Virtual Environments) and professors at UFMT (Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil).
Category: Computers

Digital Media Intellectual Property

Author : Nicola Lucchi
ISBN : 9783540365433
Genre : Law
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The book provides a comparative and comprehensive analysis of the current technical, commercial and economical development in digital media describing the impact of new business and distribution models, the current legal and regulatory framework, social practices and consumer expectations associated with the use, distribution, and control of digital media products. In particular the author analyze the anti-circumvention provisions for technological protection measures and digital rights management systems enacted in the United States and in Europe.
Category: Law