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Codes of Practise & Regulation Research Log Date

Address of source

25/3/13

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tech nology-explained-digital-mediacopyright-act/

Description of information obtained • • •

Learnt what the real name is Learnt what it is Law protects music, movies and software Learnt how other sites such as LimeWire have been closed down for breaching the act.

This site was quite useful to use as it gave me information as to what the copyright law and act is. I found it quite understandable as it was set out simply and gave relevant bullet points giving information on what the law was, it also gave suitable images that were relevant. It provided mostly basic information that was relatively understandable.

• • •

Learnt about the copyright infringement Piracy Theft Criminal liability

This website was a bit useful as it gave me some information on the piracy, thefts and criminal liability of the DMCA. Most of it wasn’t very relevant to recent times as it gave too much information about the history of DMCA

Didn't really give much

Useless

25/3/13

30/3/13

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyrigh t_infringement

Evaluation of research

http://www.law.virginia.edu/html/ne ws/2009_spr/copyright.htm

26/3/13

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_ Millennium_Copyright_Act#Criticisms

•Didn't give the right information

Useless

26/3/13

http://www.independentproducerha ndbook.co.uk/18/4a-protectingunder-18s-and-harm-andoffence/key-points.html

•Gave a lot of useful information •Gave information on the age range that should be protected by the OFCOM

This website was very useful as it gave me a big range of information about the rules and requirements that must happen for the rules of OFCOM


Codes of Practise & Regulation Research Log Date

Address of source

Description of information obtained

Evaluation of research

30/3/13

http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/ broadcasting/broadcastcodes/broadcast-code/crime/

•Gave information on how crime and encouragement to crime should not be shown.

This site was quite useful as it gave information telling me that the usage of crime should not be shown on television in music videos and encouragement of crime should also not be shown

30/3/13

http://www.independentproducer handbook.co.uk/18/4a-protectingunder-18s-and-harm-andoffence/key-points.html

•Gave the right information on why and how harm and offence should not be shown in music videos •Sexual behaviour, violence and harmful language should not be shown •Warning must be given

This site was very useful as it gave me a lot of information on how harm and offence shouldn't be shown in music videos as it could endanger children and other young viewers. Also let me know that a warning should always be given when there will be harm and offence shown. Quite basic but useful information

30/3/13

http://consumers.ofcom.org.uk/2 008/07/illegal-broadcasting-theimpact-on-local-communities/

•Learnt that it is illegal to show content which is not yours

This site gave useful information on how it is illegal to show content which is not yours

30/3/13

http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/b roadcasting/broadcastcodes/broadcast-code/fairness/

•Gave information on the fairness rules and forewords

This site was quite useful as it gave good and relevant information on the fairness of ofcom

30/3/13

http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/ broadcasting/broadcastcodes/broadcast-code/privacy/

•Gave information on privacy rules and principle

This site was very useful as it gave me information on the privacy rules that ofcom provide and how broadcasters should keep to them


Codes of Practise & Regulation Research Log Date

Address of source

Description of information obtained

Evaluation of research

30/3/13

http://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/ insurance/public-liability/

•Gave a lot of information about public liability but not in music videos

This site was quite useful in finding out about the public liability insurance and what it covers however it wasn’t about music videos

30/3/13

http://filmlondon.org.uk/filming_i n_london/planning_your_shoot/le gal

•Rules and information of public liability

This site gave useful information on the public liability insurance in media as the legislations are needed

30/3/13

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30/3/13


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