"Internet Copyright: A Copyright Analysis of Online Streaming Media"
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This minor thesis asks the question: what are the copyright implications of watching television online?
To answer this question a survey of the attitudes of University College Cork students to these developments was distributed, and independent academic research took place.
A) Journal Articles
25.Smith, R.G., “Internet Piracy” No. 65 Australian Institute of Criminology, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, January 1997 <http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/ti65.pdf> (date accessed: 8-2-08)
6.Press release of Computer Industry Almanac, Inc. “Worldwide Internet Users Top 1.2 Billion in 2006. USA Tops 210M Internet Users.” February 12, 2007 <http://www.c-i-a.com/pr0207.htm> (date accessed: 26-1-08)
7.Press release of the Stanford Institute for the Quantitative Study of Society, “The Internet Study” <http://www.stanford.edu/group/siqss/Press_Release/press_detail.html> (date accessed: 26-1-08)
D) Newspaper Articles
3.BBC News “Online video 'eroding TV viewing'” (27-11-06) <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6168950.stm> (date accessed: 5-2-08)
21.TorrentFreak News “Swedish TV Channels Lose Every Fourth Youngster to Downloading” (16-12-06) <http://torrentfreak.com/swedish-tv-channels-lose-every-fourth-youngster-to-downloading/> (date accessed: 5-2-08)
E) Statistical Information
1.An analysis prepared by LEK for the Motion Picture Association, 2006, “The Cost of Movie Piracy” <http://www.mpaa.org/leksummaryMPA%20revised.pdf> (date accessed: 4-2-08)
3.Executive Summary of BuddeComm’s 2007 North America Telecoms, Broadband and Intellectual Property Theft and Organised Crime research project, “Fake Nation – A Study into an Everyday Crime” <http://www.digiplay.info/files/FakeNation.pdf> (date accessed: 8-2-08)
4.Mobile Statistics (tables only) Report <http://www.budde.com.au/publications/annual/north-america/north-america-statistics-telecoms-broadband-mobile-summary.html> (date accessed: 26-1-08)
5.MMS Survey 2007 (Swedish) <http://www.mms.se/arsrapp/%C5rsrapport%202007.pdf> (date accessed: 5-2-08)
6.Pew Internet and American Life Project “Online Video” Report <http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Online_Video_2007.pdf> (date accessed: 8-2-08)
7.Radio Telefís Éireann Authority Forty-sixth Annual Report and Group Financial Statements for the 12 months ended 31 December 2006, presented to the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources pursuant to sections 25 and 26 of the Broadcasting Authority Act, 1960, page 19. Available online at <http://www.rte.ie/about/pdfs/rte_06_eng_annualreport.pdf> (date accessed: 8-2-08)
Rory O'Sullivan is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, University College Cork. He received his L.L.M. (e-Law) in 2008 and his B.C.L. (Intl.) Honours degree in 2007.
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