Fair Use. Take-down. Copyright.

Fair Use. Take-down. Copyright. Is it Fair Use? Section 512(c)(3)(A)(v) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that copyright holders consider, whether content that is perceived as potentially infringing is fair use before they issue a take-down notice. A...

Google Books. Copyright Infringement. Copyright Law. Google.

Google Books. If you are an author or publisher who took all the proper legal steps to protect your works, you should feel confident that your works can’t be used without your permission – right? Back in 2004 Google began scanning millions of books without permission...

Copyright Infringement. Fair Use. YouTube. Infant Video.

Prince and the Dancing Baby    If you are a regular visitor to YouTube, you can’t help but notice the hundreds of videos posted by YouTube account holders, videos that are often accompanied by music. Posting a video of a cute kitten playing with a dog with a little...

Copyright Infringement and Deep Linking. You be the Judge.Test your Copyright Fair Use knowledge.

Is it copyright infringement if you deep link your website to an article in a national newspaper? The US Constitution provides a way of deciding if someone’s use of copyright protected content is infringement or just a fair use.  Here are the 4 factors courts use in...