Lecture on Copyright & Liability issues for Electronic Publishing

Carl Snow carl at smart.lib.purdue.edu
Fri Sep 15 11:57:16 EDT 1995

For persons within driving distance of Lafayette Indiana, this lecture may
be of interest.  It is free and open to the public.  For additional
information point your browser to
Purdue's InfoMasters group will host a presentation entitled "Copyright
Law and Liability Issues in Electronic Publishing" on Wednesday, September
20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Class of 1950 Lecture Hall.

The presentation is open to the entire Purdue campus community and the
general public as well.

David Loundy, a Chicago attorney and author and a Purdue graduate, will be
our speaker.  Topics and issues that he will discuss include the

- Copyright Law
- Digital technology
- Copyright law and network issues:  the user, the content provider, the
system operator
- Defamation
- Libel versus slander
- Recent cases: personal liability, carrier liability
- Obscenity and indecency: child pornography, obscenity, indecency

We hope you'll plan to attend.

For complete information about this special presentation, please see


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