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by Halie0201
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: The scope of musical works
Replies: 3
Views: 3419

Re: The scope of musical works

Would you please provide some cases as references? Thank you!
by Halie0201
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: The scope of musical works
Replies: 3
Views: 3419

The scope of musical works

What is the scope of musical works? Can the sound of drums with rhythm be protected by copyright as musical works or other kinds of works? I ask this because the sound of drums has no tunes like the music played by piano. For the sound of drums, it consists of beats with rhythm. Just like this: soun...
by Halie0201
Thu May 31, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Losing the proof of permission
Replies: 2
Views: 2523

Losing the proof of permission

I purchased the license of using images from a stock image website long ago and the proof and account cannot be found now. Recently the copyright holder file a copyright notice to me and claim the copyright. In this case, if the website where I purchased the images cannot provide the proof and histo...
by Halie0201
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: Amendments to section 30
Replies: 3
Views: 3518

Re: Amendments to section 30

When we judge whether a fair dealing is true or not, does it make differences the which kind of organizations used the materials? For example, if the copyrighted material is fairly used in a news report, does the news report have to be published by the government or the organizations founded by the ...
by Halie0201
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: Can people add additional terms to CC license?
Replies: 1
Views: 2452

Can people add additional terms to CC license?

Hello, I found a website licensing images under CC BY-NC-ND license. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/use-this-image/?email=&form=cc&mkey=mw00028&x=75&y=11 There are three licenses on the web: Professional, Academic, and Creative Commons. In this case, if I want to use this image in the cla...
by Halie0201
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: Amendments to section 30
Replies: 3
Views: 3518

Amendments to section 30

Hello, I noticed that recently section 30 is changed. It seems that with the new terms, it will be easier to become "fair dealing". Copyright in a work is not infringed by the use of a quotation from the work (whether for criticism or review or otherwise) provided that— (a)the work has been made ava...
by Halie0201
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Quo Vadis(1951 film)
Replies: 1
Views: 2473

Quo Vadis(1951 film)

I'd like to quote some clips (only pictures without the music) from Quo Vadis ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-noLDS8SGo ) I'm kind of confused about the copyright owner. The provider on Youtube is Warner Bros while the copyright information on the movie saying it's copyrighted by MGM. I searched...
by Halie0201
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Who owns the copyright of the footage of the atomic bomb explosion played in the gif?
Replies: 1
Views: 2586

Who owns the copyright of the footage of the atomic bomb explosion played in the gif?

I want to use the footage of the atomic bomb explosion in this gif: http://gifimage.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nuclear-explosion-animated-gif-1.gif I also found it on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jgi7WgB05Jo&feature=youtu.be&t=350 But hardly know how to know the copyright holder and ...
by Halie0201
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Can a reproduction of a public domain artwork be copyrighted?
Replies: 1
Views: 1801

Can a reproduction of a public domain artwork be copyrighted?

I am just wondering if a faithful reproduction of a painting in public domain can be copyrighted in UK, like a photo of Mona Lisa?
by Halie0201
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Is it copyright violation that downloading pirated movies on the Internet for learning purposes?
Replies: 2
Views: 3415

Re: Is it copyright violation that downloading pirated movies on the Internet for learning purposes?

It's an interesting question and I have the same confusion. As far as I know, according to the clause 29 Research and private study http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/section/29 (1)Fair dealing with a F2... work for the purposes of research for a non-commercial purpose does not infringe any...
by Halie0201
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: About Creative Commons Share Like license
Replies: 7
Views: 5816

Re: About Creative Commons Share Like license

Hello, So based the discussion above, I understand that if I incorporate an image to a video (or a modified image to a video), I don't to release the whole video under CC BY SA license. But only the image itself or the modified image itself will be under SA license. In this case, if I incorporate an...
by Halie0201
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Is it legal to share the website address and image address
Replies: 3
Views: 3344

Re: Is it legal to share the website address and image address

Thanks for reply! There is a situation like this: https://haliepark.wordpress.com/2017/11/21/test-for-inserting-image-link/ In this condition, the image is still on the original server and I just copy and paste the link. But others can directly see the image from my website. Based on your answer, I ...
by Halie0201
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Is it legal to share the website address and image address
Replies: 3
Views: 3344

Is it legal to share the website address and image address

I have some questions about sharing the link to the web address and image address: The rights cover; broadcast and public performance, copying, adapting, issuing, renting and lending copies to the public. I am wondering is it legal to copy the link to a website and make it public, like this: https:/...
by Halie0201
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: About Creative Commons Share Like license
Replies: 7
Views: 5816

About Creative Commons Share Like license

Hello, I have some questions regarding Creative Commons Share Like license. The license said: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original. ShareAlike. In addition to the conditions in Section 3(a), if You Share Ad...
by Halie0201
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: What laws should I know about sound effect recording?
Replies: 1
Views: 3254

What laws should I know about sound effect recording?

Hello, I come across some questions about sound effect recording. What kind of sound can be recorded as a sound effect and used in a movie without copyright infringement? Such as: Siren of cars; Announcing stations in underground; Cries of sellers in the streets; Special sound effect of unlocking th...