Many people are unsure about what copyright is and do not understand how simple mistakes equate to stealing intellectual property . When we quote articles and don’t cite then it’s stealing . When we sample old music and make new mixes , it’s stealing . When Fashion Nova steals designer brands ideas , it is definitely going t be an ordeal with copyright. Many people create something unique and don’t understand the severity of claiming their ideas .
You could have thought of something years ago but if an individual stamps their name on your idea and registers it , you’ve lost. Legal actions hold more weight than moral codes and that I something everyone is familiar with being a citizen in the U.S.. My favorite thing from the discussion with Andy Bacio was about Steve Jobs.Many people glorify him because of his stature and wealth . In the very beginning of his evolution he took the idea of Graphical user interface and the mouse key from Xeorox Star. Is this acceptable because of who he is ? , absolutely not . Everyone deserves to be penalized when they don’t compensate their inspiration .
when people use music they should give credit , or when doing covers the original artist should be given credit. An example of copyright issues is when instagram or youtube take down your video because of unapproved music added . There are features social media that listen or audio that is not allowed to be shared without permission. According to investopia.com copyright is “Copyright refers to the legal right of the owner of intellectual property. In simplerÂ terms, copyright is the right to copy. This means that the original creators of products and anyone they give authorization to are the only ones with the exclusive right to reproduce the work. Â Visuals , musicals , dramas , literary and physical art can be copyrighted . To honor your creativity , be smart and get the rights to your creation . You deserve to reap the benefits . WE also need to educate people on how to reference work without plagiarism and encourage others their work is better than taking someone else’s.