General Information on Copyright Law

Here are a number of useful sites with basic information on U.S. copyright law:

Copyright FAQ, by Terry Carroll (useful, general overview of copyright law).

Copyright Primer, by Cyberspace Law Institute (a good copyright primer, with an on-line focus).

Copyright Basics, by the U.S. Copyright Office (basic primer on copyright law, with a focus on registration).

Copyright and Fair Use Site, maintained by Stanford University. A very useful site, with links to:

Copyright Act of 1976