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Mashups, remixes and copyright law

O'Brien, Damien S. & Fitzgerald, Brian F. (2006) Mashups, remixes and copyright law. Internet Law Bulletin, 9(2), pp. 17-19.

Abstract

The current buzz in the internet world is about "mashups" and "remix". This article explores the question as to the legality of engaging in the practices of mashing and remix of copyright material as a part of cultural existence and expression – without the permission of the copyright owner. In the context of mashups, the article will look at the increasing number of video and website mashups and what this means for copyright law; while in the context of remix the article will consider the recent Dean Gray remix and what copyright law is willing to permit in this regard.

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ID Code: 4239
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: mashups, remix, copright law, music remix, remixes
ISSN: 1329-9735
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 LexisNexis
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 15 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2010 22:39

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