Copyright of Digital Content

Digital content has the same protections under the Copyright Act as non-digital, traditional or analog works. Digital content consist of electronic versions of books, graphics, video, audio, music, web sites and online databases, etc. Using digital content requires permission that is beyond the scope of fair use or the TEACH Act.

Here are some examples of what type of digital content is protected:

  • Electronic books
  • Digital video
  • Digital audio
  • Graphics
  • E-mail
  • Web sites
  • Embedded works on web site