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Website Law: The Legal Guide for Website Owners and Bloggers

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Length: 527 pages8 hours

Summary

The indispensable legal guide for website owners and bloggers. Topics:
PART 1. LIMITATIONS ON CONTENT
1. Copyright basics
2. Text
3. Photographs & drawings
4. Music & audio
5, Video
6. Computer programs
7. Trademarks
8. Information
9. Personality (name, voice, likeness)
10. Defamation
11. Pornography, hate speech & other restrictions
12. User-provided content
PART 2. COPYRIGHT DEFENSES
13. The public domain
14. Fair Use
15. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
16. Other copyright defenses
17. Strategic lawsuits against public participation
PART 3. LICENSES & CONTRACTS
18. Licensing basics
19. Image licensing
20. Music licensing
21. Software licensing
22. Copyright research
APPENDIX I. Copyright-free materials
APPENDIX II. Durations of copyright & dates of entry into public domain
APPENDIX III. Music licenses & where to get them
APPENDIX IV. FORM: Designation of copyright agent
APPENDIX V. FORM: Sample model release
APPENDIX VI. FORM: Notice of intention to obtain compulsory license
APPENDIX VII. FORM: Monthly statement of account under compulsory license
APPENDIX VIII. FORM: Annual statements of account under compulsory license
APPENDIX IX. FORM: Request for permission to use copyrighted material
APPENDIX X. Resources
Notes
Bibliography

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