Biomedical Publishing on the Internet

Copyright 2002

Thomas E. Colonna Ph.D./JD

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Module 3

Copyright Issues Part 2 


While the legal system is attempting to apply intellectual property laws to the new medium of the Internet, the Internet is unlike traditional media in many respects.  We will look at the basics of copyright and the specific issues related to copyright on the Internet.   

The issues we will focus on in Part 2 include: 


Reading List:

Article about Linking



Article about Framing and Caching


TicketMaster v. MicroSoft URL:


Linking and Liability URL:


Compliance on the Web: Are Device Makers Vulnerable? 


Digital Millennium Copyright Act