The David LaMacchia Case

TitleThe David LaMacchia Case
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering
Publication Languageen-US
Keywords& , and , Case , Cases , computer , Computer Ethics , COMPUTER science , copyrights , Discipline: , ENGINEERING , ethics , Historical , Intellectual , Intellectual Property and Patents , Internet , knowledge , Law , Networks , PATENTS , property , Proprietary , Science/Engineering , software , software engineering , the , Type: , University
AbstractThis is an annotated list of links to articles, legal documents, and newsgroup postings pertaining to the software piracy case of David LaMacchia, an MIT student who allegedly used university hardware to distribute commercial software over the Internet, which raises important issues about the liability of system operators and the scope of computer crime and copyright laws.
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