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The justification of copyright in the information society

 by Stefan Gavrilescu

 

ABSTRACT

INTRODUCTION

1 HISTORY AND THEORIES
    1.1 A New Concept
    1.1.1 The Beginnings
    1.1.2 Early Copyright National Legislation
    1.1.3 From National Laws to an International Treaty
    1.1.4 The Berne Convention
    1.1.5 New Rights and Conventions
    1.1.6 The De Facto International Copyright Code
    1.2 Theories shape reality, reality shapes theories
    1.2.1 The Four Paradigms
    1.2.2 The Utilitarian Theory
    1.2.3 The Natural Right Theory
    1.2.4 The Personality Theory
    1.2.5 The Social Planning Theory
    1.2.6 The Role of the Theories

2 THE EFFECT OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ON THE LAW
    2.1 The Digital Technology and the Works of Authorship
    2.1.1 The New Characteristic of Works of Authorship in the Digital Age
    2.1.2 The Promise and the Fear
    2.2 History Again
    2.2.1 The Response of the US Government to the New Challenge
    2.2.2 The WIPO Treaties
    2.3 Counting the Effects
    2.3.1 The Effect on the Market
    2.3.2 Private Copying, Fair Use and an Upset Balance

3 THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    3.1 The New International Rule of Law
    3.1.1 The Needs of the Developing Countries and the Interests of the Developed Countries
    3.1.2 The Berne Convention Revisions of Stockholm and Paris
    3.1.3 The TRIPs Agreement
    3.2 Justifying Copyright in the Information Age
    3.2.1 The Same Old Theories
    3.2.2 Developing Countries, Information Age and the Old Theories.
    3.3 What we could change

CONCLUSION

 

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