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Annotated Bibliography of Works Consulted

Primary Sources

Information Infrastructure Task Force. “National Information Infrastructure: Agenda for Action.” National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1993. An agenda for the National Information Infrastructure. Used in the History of Copyright page to describe the National Information Infrastructure.

“The Statute of Anne.” Dec. 8, 2002. <http://www.copyrighthistory.com/anne.html> A web site for an upcoming book about copyright includes the complete text of the first copyright law.

U.S. Copyright Office. Library of Congress Copyright Office. Dec. 5, 2002. <http://www.loc.gov/copyright/> This is the official web site for the United States Copyright Office, a part of the Library of Congress. Included on the page is information about copyright basics, registration, law and policy, and licensing. The page also allows one to search copyright records.

Secondary Sources

“Computers and Information Systems – Napster.” Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Oct. 16, 2002. <http://search.eb.com/eb/article?eu=369438> This entry in the Encyclopædia Britannica includes details of the Napster case and also mentions Scour, Inc., DeCSS, and Betamax.

“Copyright.” Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Oct. 16, 2002. <http://search.eb.com/eb/article?eu=26641> This entry in the Encyclopædia Britannica includes a history of copyright and links to information on other copyright laws.

“Copyright.” World Book 2002. Chicago: World Book Inc., 2002. This includes a general description of copyright and describes how works are protected and the rights of owners and users.

I Love Lisa. Oct. 16, 2002. <http://ilovelisa.cjb.net> This was a Lisa Simpson web site from which I got the image on the What is Copyright page. It doesn't appear to exist anymore.

Litman, Jessica. Digital Copyright. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2001. This introduces copyright law and gives details on digital copyright. I used this as one of my main sources of information and used it to make the What is Copyright page and start the History of Copyright page, as well as referred to it while writing the other pages.

Masciola, Amy. Copyright Timeline. Association of Research Libraries. Nov 22, 2002. <http://arl.cni.org/info/frn/copy/timeline.html> This is a timeline of laws relating to copyright and some court cases over copyrights. I summarized and interpreted this page in order to create the History of Copyright timeline.