Re: Copyright: Form, Content, and Prepublication Incarnations

From: Albert Henderson <>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 03:53:52 +0000

> On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, Joseph Pietro Riolo wrote:

> > the publisher who is the new copyright holder can
> > prevent any more reproduction of the copyrighted work that it now owns.
> > So, right after the moment when the transfer is completed, the copyright
> > holder can stop anyone who has the copy before the agreement is signed
> > from making more copies and distributing them.
> >
> > While it is nearly impossible to find all unauthorized copies on
> > the Internet, the copyright holder always will have the legal means to
> > sue individuals for copyright infringement. For example, if a publisher
> > finds out that an individual copies a copyrighted work on a self-archiving
> > site without a permission from the publisher (after the transfer is
> > completed), the publisher can sue that individual for copyright
> > infringement and the owner of self-archiving site for contributing to
> > the copyright infringement.

It is equally impossible to find all unauthorized printed copies once
distributed by a pirate. There is nothing about the new technology that
changes this.

The new technology aids the enforcement of copyright. The Googles,
Yahoos, and other search engines will uncover those servers that
continue unauthorized distribution.

Albert Henderson
Received on Fri Nov 16 2001 - 03:54:16 GMT

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