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Lesson 2 ITE

Fair Use, Public Domain, and Creative Commons

What is fair use? Certain uses of the copy right protected work do not need permission from the holder
What are the four factors of fair use? The purpose and character of use, nature of the work used, the amount used, and the effect on the market
What is public domain? Creative material not protected by intellectual laws (copy right, trademarks, patents)
Can you use a book or song that is in the public domain? Yes, it is free to use without permission
Why do most work enter the public domain? Because of old age
Why are some works are in the public domain? Because the owner wants to give them to the public without copyright protection
Who owns creative materials that are not protected by intellectual property laws? The public, not the author
Collections of public domain material will be protected if... The owner used creativity in the choices and organization of the public domain material
You are free to copy and use individual images but... copying and distributing the complete collection may infringe the “collective works” copyright
What year has all copyright expired for all works published in the United States? 1923
Why did thousands of published works in 1964 fall into the public domain? Copyright was not renewed in time
What does the phrase “this work is dedicated to the public domain" indicate? It is free for anyone to use
What is the Creative Commons? A non profit organization that fosters the public domain and helps copyright owners dedicate their works to public domain
What is the Founders' Copyright? The original copyright term adopted by the first copyright law in 1790; copyright protection for 14 years after publication, renewable for an additional 14 years if the copyright owner wants
Are Creative Commons licenses an alternative to copyright? No, but they work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms
Benefits of Creative Commons? It gives flexibility and protects the people who use your work (as long as they follow the conditions)
What are the conditions for a Creative Commons license? Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share A Like, No Derivatives
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