Friday, June 20, 2008

Fair use guide

Given all the stuff flying across the Internet about the AP and "fair use," I'd recommend you look at Gabriel Malor's explanation of the ins and outs of the concept.

As he says, he's not a lawyer, but it's probably the best plain-spoken explanation I've seen, especially in clearing up a lot of misconceptions about what fair use of a photo or other visuals is.

Two others:

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At 6/20/08, 11:45 PM, Blogger Brian L. said...

Doug,

Gabriel's actually studying (and currently testing) to be a lawyer, but for some reason that I can't get out of him, he's *not* going into Copyright/IP law.

Go figure. He's awesome at it nonetheless. :)

Regards,
Brian

 
At 6/21/08, 12:08 AM, Blogger Doug Fisher said...

Agreed.

 

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