Legal Effects of Link Sharing in Social Networks

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Knowledge sharing among individuals has changed deeply with the advent of social networks in the environment of Web 2.0. Every user has the possibility of publishing what he or she deems of interest for their audience, regardless of the origin or authorship of the piece of knowledge. It is generally accepted that as the user is sharing a link to a document or video, for example, without getting paid for it, there is no point in worrying about the rights of the original author. It seems that the concepts of authorship and originality is about to disappear as promised the structuralists fifty years ago. Nevertheless the legal system has not changed, nor have the economic interests concerned. This paper explores the last developments of the legal system concerning these issues.
Year of Publication
2015
Journal
International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
Volume
3
Issue
Regular Issue
Number
5
Number of Pages
85-88
Date Published
12/2015
ISSN Number
1989-1660
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http://www.ijimai.org/journal/sites/default/files/files/2015/11/ijimai20153_5_11_pdf_52815.pdf
DOI
10.9781/ijimai.2015.3511
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