learning and teaching copyright

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Welcome | Teaching Copyright

“There’s a lot of misinformation out there about legal rights and responsibilities in the digital era.

“This is especially disconcerting when it comes to information being shared with youth. Kids and teens are bombarded with messages from a myriad of sources that using new technology is high-risk behavior. Downloading music is compared to stealing a bicycle — even though many downloads are lawful. Making videos using short clips from other sources is treated as probably illegal — even though many such videos are also lawful.”

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