Internet Governance Glossary

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4.16 Copyright

Branch of intellectual property rights (IPR) referring to the expression of an idea when it is materialized in various forms, such as a book or other publication, CD, or computer file for which exclusive rights are recognized.
 

Note:

Depending on the degree of material loss, copyright infringement or violation of pertinent regulations or codes of practice through Internet misuse may be judged as cybercrime.