FairUse

A popular myth in both photographic and academic cultures is fair use. The doctrine provides situations where copyrighted works can be used without paying. It places restrictions on: The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes The nature of the copyrighted […]

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FairUse

Did that headline get you attention?  Trust me…  you want to check this out. The folks at Duke University’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain has produced a comic book that explains copyright in both a clear and interesting way.  Learn about the delicate balance between intellectual property and the public domain – the realm of […]

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I wanted to take a moment to discuss a concept you’ll often heard thrown around… it’s called Fair Use.  Now, before I go too deep — a few caveats. I am not a lawyer. Laws vary country to country. If you have questions, see a lawyer you trust. Okay, with that out of the way, […]

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