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Copyright

The right to distribute, copy, or change an original work for a limited period of time. A state grants copyright to the creator of the work, but the creator may assign or sell the right. During the time the copyright persists, one must (with some exceptions) receive permission from the owner to publish or distribute the copyrighted material. After a certain period of time, any person may distribute the work without permission. See also: Public domain.

copyright

the legal ownership by persons or businesses of certain kinds of material, in particular original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work; sound recordings, films, broadcasts and cable programmes; the typographical arrangement or layout of a published edition; and computer programs. In the UK, the COPYRIGHT, DESIGNS AND PATENTS ACT 1988 gives legal rights to the creators of copyright material so that they can control the various ways in which their work may be exploited. Copyright protection is automatic and there is no registration or other formality The 1988 Act gives copyright owners protection against unauthorized copying of such material in most cases for a period of 50 years. If copyright is infringed, the copyright owner (or assignee or licensee) may seek an injunction through the courts preventing further abuses, with offenders liable to pay unlimited damages/ fines and prison sentences in extreme cases. See BRAND.

copyright

the ownership of the rights to a publication of a book, manual, newspaper, etc., giving legal entitlement and powers of redress against theft and unauthorized publication or copying. See INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT.

Copyright

The exclusive legal right to sell, reproduce, or publish a literary, musical, or artistic work.
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Copyleft protects the text against illicit appropriation by someone who wants to plagiarize, mutilate, or disfigure it (that is to say to exploit it without recognizing intellectual paternity and the moral right of the author), just as much as from a publisher who wants to distribute it or sell it himself and prevent others from using it, copying it or distributing it freely.
(5) See Estrada Medina for a more sustained examination of the political implications of the citational practices and copyleft in Antigona Gonzalez.
El pensamiento de intelectuales como Jacques Ranciere, Antonio Negri, Alain Badiou y Paolo Virno, activos en la esfera publica, se presento a los lectores a traves de editoriales pequenas como Tinta Limon, Cactus (Argentina) o Traficantes de suenos (Espana, que publica los textos con licencia Creative Commons and copyleft).
In this case also, the results would be available on the web, and the patents and other rights to exclusivity would be accessible to others on a copyleft basis.
La utilizacion de nuevas tecnologias y, sobre todo, la puesta en digital de parte de los catalogos de las EC mediante formas de acceso abierto y/o bajo licencias copyleft, sumado a la libre disponibilidad de titulos digitalizados por los usuarios a la web Scribd, nos habla tambien de una doble estrategia.
He also misrepresents copyleft licensing as a whole, giving authors the impression that they sign away their "intellectual property" rights to open source journals.
Emblematic of copyleft licenses is the General Public License
This paper focuses on the ways in which making digital images of material culture available for free or through copyleft might be used both to reduce art crime and to preserve and more widely share information on cultural heritage.
So far, the EU and UK parliaments have been attempting to 'patch things up' rather than explore the new models of registering ownership that are emerging through initiatives such as copyleft. But there is a need for governments internationally to rethink copyright laws and focus on the new forms of licensing that are currently being shaped by users and creators.
He invented the notion of "copyleft" and started shipping software with a licence that permitted redistribution and modification under the condition that any derived material be subject to the same licensing terms.
Progrediu-se de uma cultura de massas, "copyright", fechada e centralizadora para uma cultura "copyleft", aberta, colaborativa e individualizada.
The "Copyleft" type of open license imposes to the users the obligation that, after making software changes, the modified version should be launched under the same license (the share-alike Requirement).