Copyright Violations

The subject of copyright violation and ISP suspension and DMCA take down notices keeps coming up. AS IT SHOULD.

Stealing the work of an artist is wrong, but is copying something stealing it? If someone steals a book from you, you no longer have the book or the use of it. If they copy the book, you still have the book and the use of that book; it has not been stolen.

While this may be a subtle distinction, it is a legitimate concern and has legal implications that can be viewed from varying aspects. It also an reality of the digital era that must considered and dealt with. It is not a simple issue!

The following pages offer some information about the changing world we live in and offer some ways you may cope.

P2P: Legal or not?
Legal Considerations
More Legal Thoughts
Basic Browsing Security
DMCA Take Down Notice!!!
PIA Review