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  1. Contrary to popular belief, the law is reasonably well equipped to deal with computer crime and has been substantially strengthened by recent legislation. Discuss

    the term embodies not only the machine, or hardware, but also the software or programs, including the ROM.11 The Internet is an electronic communication system12 which uses a network of computers that communicate with each other, under a person(s) control, via the telecommunication system and was recently described as "the playground of criminals'.13 Terminology can be somewhat clouded as computer crimes can be distinguished from computer-enabled cybercrimes although both come under the umbrella term e-crimes.14 Sharon Lemon15 divided these e-crimes into two categories16 depending on whether computer technology has facilitated traditional criminal activities such as theft, fraud and pornographic material,

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  2. Creative Commons - Rebalancing the Copyright Bargain in the Digital Age

    Works that either did not fall within copyright, or whose terms had expired, automatically permitted unrestricted use by anyone.15 Historically, works in the public domain attracted little attention because the ability to reproduce and publish works was limited to commercial distributors.16 It is only in recent years, with the advent of modern technology, that the public domain has drawn closer scrutiny regarding the long standing problems with an 'all or nothing' application of copyright.17 2.3 Problems with Copyright. Copyright law provides universally exclusive rights to creators (or those who own the copyright)

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  3. Doctrine of Originality in IPR

    SECTION I "SWEAT OF THE BROW" TO "MODICUM OF CREATIVITY" As already stated, there are competing views worldwide on the meaning of originality and the situation is worsened as none of the copyright statutes define the term original.7 Consequently, there were two parallel views of the originality requirement being applied simultaneously across jurisdictions. One school of thought holds that 'industrious collection' which involves only application of skill and labour without even the least bit of creativity is sufficient to warrant copyright protection.8 All that is required is that the work originates from the author and is more than a mere copy of an original work.9 As per this school, copyright has no basis in any creative merit.

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