Estonia is one of the few countries where creators’ rights are protected by the constitution. According to the law, authors have an inalienable right to their creation and the state protects those rights.
There are only few people, who have never been, whether deliberately or inadvertently, involved in online piracy. Piracy is undoubtedly convenient and cheap, but it is also illegal and can result in a fine or even a prison sentence. Therefore, NJORD shares recommendations on how to avoid such consequences.
Estonia ranks eighth in the world of countries with most visits to piracy sites per internet user. However, generally, the Nordic region is an exception with numbers indicating a tendency going down. NJORD Law Firm has a prominent role in the fight against piracy and illegal file sharing in the Nordics and now, Estonia may be next war ground.
In recent years we have seen the creation of “art” by artificial intelligence. This means that the creative process is totally and independently done by software. We can ask ourselves whether this really is art, can art only be produced by humans? Also, if the activity of creation is protected by copyright, then who owns it?