The Copying of Electronic Works between Deprivation and Permission from the Jordanian Copyright Law Vision of View

Maher Aljaber, Saleem Alazab


Nowadays, modern technology helps authors to protect their original works which are published electronically. This technology provides them with the ability to restrict copying and distributing their works; quantity and quality. But, this deprives, for example, users from the right of getting a copy for personal usage. Consequently, illegal procedures and conducts have occurred to overcome these restrictions and help illegal users in getting illegal copies of authors’ production. However, the Jordanian Copyright Law in its rules regulates all different legal aspects of this issue and offends in its rules this illegal conducts.This research focuses on finding the legal balance between the exclusive right of the creator of an original work in its use and distribution, and the right of users to access this work without limitations and restrictions. To operate this issue; jurisprudence and court judgments, support researchers to discuss this issue from all different legal aspects.

Keywords: Copyright law, Ordinary Usage, Personal Usage, Jordan.


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