わかる!著作権

The rights of authors

Copy-chan what are you doing?
A painting i uploaded on a SNS is being used by somebody.
Is that a problem?
well, it’s unpermitted
unpermitted? is that a bad thing?
Well, I don’t know. Maybe they can use it because i uploaded it into the internet.
hmm. but you are the one that drew it right.
yeah. I don’t know how much control I have over my stuff.
Then why don’t you ask the teacher!
Great idea!
In the previous chapters, we learned about work and the authors of them. From here on, we will learn about the types of rights the owners of these works hold. In the copyright act, These rights that the author holds are broken up into mainly 2 rights The two are The author’s moral rights and copyright. First, we will be looking at copyright. Copyright includes many types of rights that may be hard to understand. One of them is the right to replicate. The right to replicate is a right that concerns the author and replicating their work.Replicating, in the copyright act include printing, photographs, copy photographs, sound recordings, visual recordings.Because of these rights, people cannot use Copy-chan’s work freely.
Article 2 "reproduction" means reproducing a work in a physical form through printing, photography, or replication, by recording its sound or visuals, or in any other way, and, for each of the following subject matters, includes the action set forth therein
Article 17 (1) The author of a work enjoys the rights provided for in paragraph (1) of the next Article; Article 19, paragraph (1); and Article 20, paragraph (1) (hereinafter referred to as the "moral rights of an author"), as well as the rights provided for in Articles 21 through 28 (hereinafter referred to as a "copyright").
(Right of reproduction)
Article 21 The author of a work has the exclusive right to reproduce the work.