Copyright infringement or the creative process at work? You make the call. Keep in mind two elements needed to prove infringement:
– Access to the copyrighted work
-Use of that access to copy
Watch and listen. Then answer the questions that follow:
1. The CNN commentator shares the views of some in the creative community fear that decisions like the one handed down on the Blurred Lines case will stifle creativity. Do you agree? Why or why not?
2. In your opinion, did Avril Levine infringe on the Rubinos copyright? Why or why not?
3. In your opinion, did Sam Smith infringe on Tom Petty’s copyright? Why or why not?
Be sure to reply to another!
REMEMBER: You are not sending out a text message or tweet, so when writing your post, use proper English, grammar and writing mechanics. Make sure you include what you think about the respective section you are discussing.
You will post to the forum by providing some background information followed up by your thoughts and opinions on the respective topic. It must be substantive and thoughtful dialogue. When appropriate, use outside sources such as the news, Internet, popular media, your textbook, journal articles, etcâ€¦to assist you here. Make sure to cite your work if applicable
-(Be sure to include headings of the question being asked, followed by your response).