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LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF WORLD WIDE WEB TECHNOLOGY AT EDUCATIONAL SITES
Copyright and Associated Rights
Table 1: What type of works may be protected ?
Who owns the rights ?
Table 2: Ownership of Rights in a Work created under the CDPA 1988 regime
How long do the rights last ?
Directive 93/98/EEC and the Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995
Table 3: The period of protection extended to various types of works
The implications for electronic publishers.
The Draft Libel Bill
Who is an Author, Editor or Publisher ?
Essentials of Libel
National and International Caselaw
Contempt of Court
A brief overview of the Data Protection Act 1984
What is personal data ?
Table 4:Data which is exempt from the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1984
What obligations does the Act impose ?
Table 5: The Eight Data Protection Principles
What rights does the Act give to individuals
Personal Data on Webservers
Codes of Practice and Guidelines
Writing a code of practice.
Considerations when creating a Code of Practice
Institutional Guidelines for using the World Wide Web.
Draft Institutional Code of Practice
Draft Institutional Guidelines for Personal Webpages
Draft Campus Wide Information Server (CWIS) /Official Institutional Webserver Committee Guidelines.
Telecommunications Act 1984 s42-43
Interception of Communications Act 1985 s1-2
Computer Misuse Act 1990 s1-6, 8-10,12,15,17
Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 s84-86, s161-162
Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995 s23-25
Opinion on the terms of the Netscape User Licence
Select Bibliography and Further Reading