"You Two! We're at the end of the universe, eh. Right at the edge of knowledge itself. And you're busy… blogging!" — The Doctor, Utopia
Stephanie Lenz was in her kitchen in rural Pennsylvania, filming her two young children having
It’s not perfect (see this analysis from Copyright Librarian,) but it’s darn close and way better than the one I didn’t post that insisted that you should only consider fair use after failing to get permission. Click image for source, full-sized version, and to order a poster.
By allowing limited use of copyrighted material for things like criticism, review, commentary, parody, or just personal non-commercial use, fair use has a widespread and often invisible impact on today’s social internet. Yet its very ubiquity means it’s often taken for granted by individuals — and the internet companies who benefit from it. This is worrying […]
Copyright law allows for the fair use of works for purposes such as criticism, comment, teaching, and scholarship. Professor Lessig’s use of the “Lisztomania” clips in his lecture was a classic example of fair use and was not copyright infringement. Earlier this year, Liberation Music, which claims to own the license to the Phoenix song, began […]
When it comes to YouTube forget about the concept of fair use in certain circumstances: When content is removed from the Internet following a DMCA complaint filed by a rightsholder the user who uploaded the content gets a chance to file a counter-claim. If successful this should reinstate the content but on YouTube things now appear […]