Technological advances have triggered constant evolution in copyright law. As the Internet and computers have allowed images and written works to be available with the click of a button, Congress and the courts have been faced with the task of reshaping copyright law in order to determine the digital rights of material that already has copyright protection in its print form, with the goal of reducing the uncertainty surrounding the ownership of the right to reproduce these materials in a digital format.
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