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Back in the day, copyright was an issue that turned on the presence of the of the material proposed for usage, the numbers of pages one could copy from a book or a journal, and the permissions needed to reproduce visual images. Today’s information rich environment with not only print but digital formats has made these areas even less easy to determine. According to one scholar the challenge posed by the digital and network realities is a threat to copyright laws, both in the United States and around the world.