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1. How long do you think copyrights should last? Most copy rights lasts for the life of the author plus an additional 70 years. I think all copyrights should last forever because the author of it thought of it on his own. It’s an original piece and no one should be able to copy it. 2 .Do you think the use of copyrighted works in parody is fair use? Consider works by Weird Al Yankovic, or Mel Brooks movies, for example. Both parody and satire employ humor in commentary and criticism, but the key distinction, and the reason that parodies are more likely to be considered fair use than satires. 3. Do you think there is any difference between downloading a song on a peer-to-peer network versus walking into a store and putting a CD into your jacket and walking out without paying for it? What are
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Unformatted text preview: those differences? Should the law treat those two acts differently? Yes, one is you actually stealing such as walking out without purchasing it. Getting a song from an app is different, that is your free access to it. Then again pirating that same music online, that you steal the CD from a store are also the same thing. Stealing the actual cd is a crime that you can be arrested for, but pirating is done every day and no one is arrested for it. 4. Is downloading music justifiable because recording artists and companies make a lot of money? Can you think of other industries where this reasoning applies as well? Authors from a book, using their work in a paper or article your writing. They make a lot of money by producing a book; it’s basically the same thing....
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