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  Basics: Acquisition of Copyright


The laws of almost all countries provide that protection is independent of any formalities. Copyright protection then starts as soon as the work is created.




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Copyright
    Intellectual Property and the "Information Society" Metaphor
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-3   Basics: Rights Recognized
-2   Basics: Protected Works
-1   Basics: Protected Persons
0   Basics: Acquisition of Copyright
+1   Basics: Limitations
+2   Basics: Infringement and Fair Use
+3   Legal Protection: National Legislation
     ...
Recent "Digital Copyright" Legislation: European Union
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