Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of
International University of Information Technologies
Department of Languages
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND PIRACY
a. What is Intellectual Property?
b. What is online piracy?
a. History of intellectual property
b. IP Law and regulations
c. IP Law omissions
d. Intellectual property infringement on the Internet
e. Interview with few IITU students about online piracy in Kazakhstan f. Questionnaire in IITU “What is the percentage of students downloading software from piracy websites” g. Do we need IP Law?
h. Ways to improve IP Law to put the piracy to an end
Intellectual property and piracy.
The world today has entered into an era of instant communication. A person sitting in the remotest part of Kazakhstan can enjoy live performance taking place in America or Africa, all thanks to electronic media. Telephone and fax have made it possible to communicate oral or written messages across the globe within seconds. Technologies such as E-Mail and make today's communication process more speedy, informative and economical. These days a film song can be put in or accessed by anyone who has an access to the internet. While all these have made communication among people more effective and efficient, both in terms of time and cost, they pose the greatest threat to the copyright world. The dispute over illegal internet file sharing between the entertainment and software industries is ongoing. Online piracy has been one of the most debated topics that got public attention for the past decade. The trafficking of copyrighted goods can put the piracy to an end and help industries get the full revenue out of their products.
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