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Here are some resources to help you begin researching your court cases.
Last Updated: May 12, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Background Information

We are recreating two court cases (Capitol vs Thomas and the case against Kevin Mitnick) in Digital Tools. Here are the wikipedia articles about the cases; these are good places to start your research!


Watch Now

This video from PBS does a fabulous job of summarizing the entire copyright discussion that we are having in class and througout the world today! 

Grace Church School Databases

This link will give you access to the Grace Church School databases. If you are accessing them from home, you will need to use the GCS password.

Google Scholar

GCS High School Library Catalog

Recommended Databases

Global Issues and Opposing Viewpoints are two great resources you can use to start your resources. If you are accessing them from home, you will need to use the GCS password. Other resources are available online and do not require passwords.

Creative Commons - more information

Google Web Search


RiP: A Remix Manifesto Trailer

From the movie's website

Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with RiP: A remix manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age.

Biomedical engineer turned live-performance sensation Girl Talk, has received immense commercial and critical success for his mind-blowing sample-based music. Utilizing technical expertise and a ferocious creative streak, Girl Talk repositions popular music to create a wild and edgy dialogue between artists from all genres and eras. But are his practices legal? Do his methods of frenetic appropriation embrace collaboration in its purest sense? Or are they infractions of creative integrity and violations of copyright?

You be the judge by watching RiP: A remix manifesto.


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