[LINK] "Identity Theft" [was: Copyright Infringement as Stealing: Pfft!]

Brendan Scott brendansweb at optusnet.com.au
Tue Oct 28 17:28:01 EST 2008


Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 02:19 PM 28/10/2008, Stephen Wilson wrote:
>> To those who deny or decry the existence of intellectual property: How
>> do you interpret these responses?  And what if any remedy would you
>> suggest when the relationship between an artist and their works is
>> misrepresented or bastardised?
> 
> In Australian law it would be called Moral Rights IF the work were 
> really by that person. But in this case, the work was generated by 
> the program rather than the named writer. I don't think there is a 
> law against wrongful attribution, is there?

There is a right of attribution, a right against false attribution and a right to integrity. 

B



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