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On Copyright Protection Of Online Game Live Streams

Posted on:2018-08-30Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:L YangFull Text:PDF
GTID:2346330518459853Subject:International Law
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Copyright disputes lead by online game live streams make people focus on problems of this field these days.There are too many types of online games according to contents of them.We should treat differently toward different types on copyright legislation instead of protecting merely with the computer software copyright.Because online games contain not only computer programs,but also work forms of literature,art,etc.The academic circles and juridical practice also debate around the possibility of network game as compiled works or works similar to films.Though online games and film works seem alike on the producing process and the expressing form,the originally creative expression of every type of online games should be taken into consideration.Whether an online game could become compile work closely relates to the operation mode of modern company of games.Each essence may form a type of work in the copyright law.Online game matches and behavior of game users simply spread screens of games both exist in online game live streams.Possible copyright issues of every type of live streams need to be analyzed separately from the aspects of their own operating modes.As for whether the online game live streams without permission form fair use,we should discuss after classification in line with types of the game users.Analyzing in accordance with the “Four Principles”,live streams of online game matches form fair use,however those of web celebrities and normal users need to be considered case by case.
Keywords/Search Tags:online game live streams, derivative work, fair use
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