A Review to Copyright-Related Provisions in the Bill of the Act for the Development of Digital Content Industry

A Review to Copyright-Related Provisions in the Bill of the Act for the Development of Digital Content Industry

 

Title
A Review to Copyright-Related Provisions in the Bill of the Act for the Development of Digital Content Industry
Author
Chung-Hsin Chang
Keywords
digital content, copyright, fair use, statutory license, ISP, orphan works, database
Abstract
A bill concerning the act for the development of digital content industry,
draft by Technology Law Center of Institute of Information Industry, is introduced
by the Industry Bureau, MOE. The Industry Bureau is collecting the public
suggestions and consulting with other agencies. A formal draft is expected to
submit to Legislative Yuan by the Executive Yuan in the near time. Among other
things, there are several issues concerning copyright in the bill, such as registration
of copyright mortgage, the exploitation of orphan works, statutory license of
articles in periodicals, protection of database, infringement liability of ISP. This
Article strongly objects the approach to address those issues in the bill other than
in Copyright law. In addition, it analyses all the provisions concerning copyright
with their backgrounds, comparison of international legal regime. Finally, it submits
some suggestions for further discussion and raising concerns by the public.
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