Download PowerPoint Presentation - Ethics and Copyright Issues

Survey
yes no Was this document useful for you?
   Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Document related concepts

Page layout wikipedia, lookup

Copy editing wikipedia, lookup

Web design wikipedia, lookup

Transcript
Ethics and Copyright Issues
CTMU 7560
Digital Media Production for
Music Education
Kimberly C. Walls
1.29.2001
Ethics and Copyright Issues
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
What’s copyrighted?
What if I give credit?
What about Fair Use?
What about entertainment?
What about the Web?
What about different media?
Printed music?
What’s Copyrighted?
• Assume that everything is copyrighted!
• Obtain permission before use.
• Keep records of permission and
sources.
What if I give credit?
• You’ve avoided plagiarism…but not
prosecution!
What about Fair Use?
• Fair Use has 4 components:
– Nonprofit educational uses
– Nature of the copyrighted work
– Amount or substantiality of the portion
used
– Effect on potential market or value
What about entertainment?
• If it’s on your computer for your use
only, you are probably OK
• Personal use…one copy only…
• ..but don’t copy rental videotapes
What about the Web?
• As soon as you put it on the Web, it is
published!
• Don’t put anybody’s stuff on the Web without
their permission.
• Clearly state which materials are copyrighted.
• Post a statement about permissions.
• Post guidelines for use of the Web pages.
What about different media?
•
•
•
•
•
Text
Images
Video
Representations of music
Web pages
Text
• If it is published in any media it is
copyrighted.
• Words are copyrighted, ideas are not.
• State ideas in your own words if possible.
• Cite the sources of ideas as well as
quotations.
• Don’t use personal communications or
student work without written permission
from the author and legal guardian.
Images
• The law is clear that an image is
copyrighted upon its creation.
• Using any portion of an image or an
edited image without permission is a
violation.
• Some museums and performing groups
prohibit photography…get permission.
• Get written permission before using a
photograph of a person.
Video
• If your video/film is based on a book, etc.,
permission from the copyright holder
• If any portion of a music composition is
used, need synchronization license.
• If a recording is used, need master use
license
• Need Work for Hire agreements for writers,
composers, actors, etc.
• Props, photos, etc., are covered too.
Representations of music
• Lyrics
• Melodies,
compositions, and
arrangements
• Recordings
• MIDI files
• Music notation
• Web casting
• May make one copy
for “aural exercises
or examinations”
Web pages
• If it’s on the Web, it is copyrighted
• Can’t show to large groups except for
Fair Use
• May link
• Avoid framing other’s work
Multimedia Projects
• Anything you don’t create yourself is
copyrighted
• Need student and parent permission to
share their ORIGINAL work
• You may use copyrighted material for
only two years in a project
• Student may keep their projects
indefinitely
• Quantity limits
Quantity limits per term
• 10% or 3 minutes of video
• 10% or 1000 words text, only 3 poems
by an author, 5 poems from an
anthology
• 10% or 30 sec. of music or music video
• No more than 5 graphics from an artist
and 10% or 15 of a collection
• 10% or 2500 cells of data set
Copying printed music and
Fair Use
• Emergency due to slow delivery
• 10% of work for non-performance, one
copy per student, not a movement
• May edit if character remains
• May not substitute for purchasing a
collection
Copying printed music No-Nos
• May not reproduce consumables
• May not copy for performance
• May not copy with intention to not
purchase
• May not copy without including the
copyright notice
Student Recordings
• One recording for evaluation or
rehearsal kept by teacher
Song Copyrights
• Check to see if a song is in publicdomain before distributing copies of it or
its lyrics!
Requesting Permission
• The simplest way to request permission
is to use e-mail.
• Make sure you keep a copy of the
message and the reply.
• Contact the publisher first, who may
also put you in contact with the
composer.
Religious Services
• Fair Use does not apply to religious
services
• Even more complications when service
is broadcasted
• There is more!
• Check links for guides.