Copyright cristal


  • Mar 16, 1440

    Invention of The Printing Press

    Invention of The Printing Press
    The actual date is unknown. It is between 1440-50. Invention of the Printing Press by Johannes Gutenberg.
  • Statute of Anne

    Statute of Anne
    The act of encouraging to learn. The first statute to provide for copyright regulated by the government and courts
  • Invention of the Record Player

    Invention of the Record Player
    The record player was originally invented in America by Thomas A. Edison the creator of the light bulb and other inventions. It was invented by Thomas in 1877.
  • Invention of T.V.

    Invention of T.V.
    As a 23-year-old German university student, Paul Nipkow proposed and patented the first electromechanical television system in 1884.
  • Invention of Film

    Invention of Film
    By the end of the 1880s, the introduction of lengths of celluloid photographic film and the invention of motion picture cameras. This was known as film
  • Zapata Fights for Ejidos

    Zapata Fights for Ejidos
    Wanted to protect the indigina people.
    He had their back because one of his parents was indigina. Also, he wanted to help people in mexico overall.
  • Invention of the Radio Station

    Invention of the Radio Station
    The first radio station began operation in the 1920's. The broadcasting radio station was KDKA in Pittsburgh.
  • MPAA Founded

    MPAA Founded
    MPAA is an American trade association that represents the six big Hollywood studios, which are: Walt Disney Studios
    Sony Pictures Entertainment
    Paramount Pictures
    20th Century Fox
    Universal Studios
    Warner Bros. MPAA fights against sharing copyrighted works via peer-to-peer file-sharing networks. The MPAA's anti-piracy campaign has gained much publicity and criticism.
  • 1923 US Cpyright Laws

    1923 US Cpyright Laws
    United States copyright law is found in Title 17 of the United States Code. The Copyright Clause forms the basis for both U.S. copyright law.
  • GATT Passed

    GATT Passed
    The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a multilateral agreement regulating international trade. GATT's purpose was the "substantial reduction of tariffs and other trade barriers and the elimination of preferences, on a reciprocal and mutually advantageous basis."
  • RIAA Founded

    RIAA Founded
    RIAA is a trade organization that represents recording industry distributors in the United States.The RIAA opposes unauthorized sharing of its music. It enforced copyright.
    The RIAA lists its goals as: protect intellectual property rights and the First Amendment rights of artists; perform research about the music industry; monitor and review relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • RIAA Founded

    RIAA Founded
    The RIAA is a trade organization that represents recording industry distributors in the United States. Its members consist of record labels and distributors, which the RIAA say "create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 85% of all legally sold recorded music in the United States.
  • Invention of Cassette Tape

    Invention of Cassette Tape
    The first cassette tape was produced in 1958 by RCA Victor. It was 5” x 7”, however it never gained popularity.
  • Invention of Internet

    Invention of Internet
    The invention of the Internet by Vinton Cerf in 1973. The history of the Internet began with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s.
  • Invention of CDs

    Invention of CDs
    James Russell invented the compact disk also called a cd in 1965.
  • Family Moves From Mexico to the U.S.

    Family Moves From Mexico to the U.S.
    My grandfather came to U.S. probally searching for a better life.
    My dad was born in 1972 and my grandparents had been in the U.S. for a while before so they came around 1966.
  • 1978 Copyright Law Changed

    1978 Copyright Law Changed
    The law went into effect on January 1, 1978. It effectuated a major change in the mode of United States copyright protection.
  • First Patent on a living organism

    First Patent on a living organism
    This is the first patent ever given for a living organism. It established legally the idea that information about genes could be privately owned and so allowed people to patent biological material. Ananda Chakrabarty donated this copy to the Science Museum’s collections in 2000.
  • Invention of the Video Camera

    Invention of the Video Camera
    The electronic video camera tube was invented in the 1920s. Adam Zadok was the inventor.
  • •NAFTA Passed

    •NAFTA Passed
    The goal of NAFTA was to eliminate barriers to trade and investment between the US, Canada and Mexico. It brought the immediate elimination of tariffs on more than one-half of Mexico's exports to the U.S. and more than one-third of U.S. exports to Mexico.
    NAFTA made some changes to the Copyright law of the United States, foreshadowing the Uruguay Round Agreements Act of 1994 by restoring copyright (within NAFTA) on certain motion pictures which had entered the public domain.[6]
  • Invention of the DVD

    Invention of the DVD
    The invention of the DVD cannot be attributed to one person or to one company because there have been many technologies and many contributors. DVD is an optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995.
  • Napster Invented

    Napster Invented
    It was originally founded as a pioneering peer-to-peer file sharing Internet service that emphasized sharing audio files, typically music, encoded in MP3 format. The original company ran into legal difficulties over copyright infringement, ceased operations and was eventually acquired by Roxio.
  • Napster Shutdown

    Napster Shutdown
    Napster shut down its entire network in order to comply with the injunction.On September 24, 2001 Napster agreed to pay music creators and copyright owners a $26 million settlement for past, unauthorized uses of music, as well as an advance against future licensing royalties of $10 million.
  • I pod Invented

    I pod Invented
    The iPod is a line of portable media players designed and marketed by Apple Inc.They have copyright laws that prohibit people from copying the look of ipod or the ios interface.
  • Kimdotcom Arrested

    Kimdotcom Arrested
    Arrested for sharing files for free. Got in deep trouble and stopped the program.
  • RIAA Sues the Dead

    RIAA Sues the Dead
    Old lady gets sued for downloading music after her death. Chianumba said that she had sent a copy of her mother's death certificate to record company lawyers in response to an initial warning letter, over a week before the suit was filed.
  • Megaupload Starts

    Megaupload Starts
    It was a number of online services related to file storage and viewing. Also, you could download media for free.
  • hr4437 Proposed in California

    hr4437 Proposed in California
    This was the law that allowed Cops & Border Patrol Agiencies to work hand in hand. They could ask people in Arizona for documentations and legal visa if they were brown skinned.
  • Brazil breaks international Copyright laws by copying HIV medication

    Brazil breaks international Copyright laws by copying HIV medication
    Brazil couldnt afford to buy the product from the US so they made a version of thier own. The US gt md but didnt sue because it would make the US look bad, because they didint want to help poor sick people ewho had little money to buy meds.
  • •Iphone Invented

    •Iphone Invented
    Apple has filed more than 200 patent applications related to the technology behind the iPhone. Apple tightly controls certain aspects of the iPhone. Mainly Jailbreaking.
  • Foxconn Suicides

    Foxconn Suicides
    Jan.-Nov. 2010
    There were suicides at focconn because conditions were bad. Also, because it became a pain and it was stressful.
  • •Ipad created

    •Ipad created
    The iPad does not employ Digital Rights Management but the OS prevents users from copying or transferring certain content outside of Apple's platform without authorization, such as TV shows, movies, and apps. Also, the iPad's development model requires anyone creating an app for the iPad to sign a non-disclosure agreement and pay for a developer subscription. Critics argue Apple's centralized app approval process and control of the platform itself could stifle software innovation. Of particular
  • SB1070 Passes

    SB1070 Passes
    This law says that prosecutors would not investigate complaints based on race, color or national origin.
    It also states that police may only investigate immigration status incident to a "lawful stop, detention, or arrest".
  • Limewire Shut Down

    Limewire Shut Down
    On October 26, 2010, LimeWire was ordered to disable the "searching, downloading, uploading, file trading and/or file distribution functionality" after losing a court battle with the RIAA over claims of copyright infringement.
    They had said thAT limewire and its creater had committed copyright infringement, engaged in unfair competition, and induced others to commit copyright infringement.
  • Pirate Bay Taken to Court

    Pirate Bay Taken to Court
    Charged with facilitating illegal downloading of copyrighted material.
    Found guilty and sentenced to a year in prison with a fine of 3.5M as of 2009.
  • Men charged with selling counterfeit cell phone cases displaying images of Justin Bieber appear in Regina court

    Men charged with selling counterfeit cell phone cases displaying images of Justin Bieber appear in Regina court
    A Regina man and Ontario man have been charged with selling cell phone cases with copyrighted images owned by Justin Bieber, as well as Apple and Nintendo.
    Navaid Haider, 43, from Ontario and Nadeem Sultan, 46, from Regina are each facing a charge under the Copyright Act.
  • Kim Dotcom, Founder, Alleges NSA Involvement In Copyright Case

    Kim Dotcom, Founder, Alleges NSA Involvement In Copyright Case
    . In a series of tweets on Thursday, Kim Dotcom claimed a lawsuit he is pursuing against New Zealand's spy agency will reveal that it passed intelligence illegally gathered on him to the NSA. And he is going agaisnt them. What he has discovered, he claimed, "will be of great interest to the opposition in both countries."
  • Supreme Court OKs $222K Verdict for Sharing 24 Songs

    Supreme Court OKs $222K Verdict for Sharing 24 Songs
    The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a jury’s conclusion that infamous file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset pay the recording industry $222,000 for downloading and sharing two dozen copyrighted songs on the now-defunct file-sharing service Kazaa.
    And shes in a big of trouble right now.