The Copyright Act was first established in 1976 and is a federal law. Therefore, individual states cannot extend or change the rights that were set out in the Copyright Act of 1976.
Money laundering is a common white collar crime that usually occurs within loose business structures. It is the act of transferring money that was raised through any type of criminal activity into a legitimate-seeming source. This criminal activity could be organized crime, drug transactions or white collar crime such as fraud.