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Fair Use, Public Domain, and Creative Commons
|What is fair use?
|Fair use is a legal doctrine that says you can reuse copyright-protected material under certain circumstances without getting permission from the copyright owner.
|If a book, song, movie, or artwork is in the public domain, then it is not protected by intellectual property laws (copyright, trademark, or patent laws)—which means it’s free for you to use without permission.
|Definition of Copyright Law?
|The Copyright Law of the United States tries to encourage the creation of art and culture by rewarding authors and artists with a set of exclusive rights. Copyright law grants authors and artists the exclusive right to make and sell copies of their works.
|Non-Profit entity that offers modified copyright licenses CC= some rights reserved
|What are the the 4 CC license conditions?
|Attribution - give credit to author/owner, Non-Commercial - can't make $$, No Derivatives - change/modify original work, Share alike - you can copy/use but must share under the same term.
|Falsely claiming ownership of a piece of IP
|Protection against plagiarism
|What are the four factors of fair use?
|Nature of work, Amount & substantiality of the use, Effect of the use on the market.
|Does citing your sources allow you to use copyrighted materials?
|You can use someone else's work to support your own ideas attribution does not equal permission.
|What does CC mean?
|A CC license is used when an author wants to give people the right to share, use, and build upon a work that they have created.
|How many CC licenses are there ?
|Six regularly used licenses
|Non-commercial CC licenses
|This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially
|Attribution-NoDerivs CC BY-ND
|This license allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you
|Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA
|This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
|Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND
|This license is the most restrictive of our six main licenses, only allowing others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.
|Attribution CC BY
|This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation.
|Attribution-ShareAlike CC BY-SA
|This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
|copyright law term for unpublished works
|Life of the author + 70 years