As CEO of Rightscorp, Christopher Sabec is well versed in copyright laws. With an interested in protecting the intellectual property holders, Sabec created Rightscorp to ensure that the creators of intellectural property have a way in which to protect themselves with the law cannot. However, Christopher Sabec is also very interested in helping to educate people on the types of copyright laws and ways that they can avoid infriging on copyrighted content. With the growth of technology, especially the internet, these lines have been blurred and people do not understand exactly what kinds of mistakes they are making.
Christopher Sabec has created a number of different presentations dealing with copyright laws, that you can use to help ensure that you are taking the property steps to avoid copyright infringement.
In the internet age, issues surrounding copyright law have become an increasingly pressing issue. Technology makes it easy to copy, alter, share information and intellectual property. This includes anything from text and audio to images and video. A major problem that we are facing today is that people do not fully understand the copyright laws, potentially resulting in an illegal and costly situation. I recently came across a blog by Daniel Scocco on Daily Blog Tips, that discusses some important dos and don’ts of copyright law. This inspired me to share some thoughts of my own on the issue as it is important to help spread this information and educate others on copyright law so that they can avoid finding themselves on the wrong side of the law.
The growth of the internet has only helped to facilitate copyrighted material and make it increasingly more complicated to protect artists under the law. It is important to know the basics of copyright law in order to understand why these laws are in place, how they help to drive the creative process, and how to avoid unintentionally using copyrighted material illegally. With that in mind, here are three copyright laws that you should get to know.
Torrents and peer-to-peer file sharing has been one of the most discussed problems facing the entertainment industry over the last several years, and for good reason. The illegal distribution of intellectual property is severely hurting the music, film, and television industries.
Industry expert Christopher Sabec answers some of the most fundamental but critical questions about music copyright laws. Watch this presentation to develop your knowledge and learn to defend yourself against copyright infringement.