21 August 2008

Fair Use Rules

Yesterday the Electronic Freedom Frontier published a story alerting all that a judge has declared that copyright owners must consider fair use before filing "takedown notices under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA)." It's about time. Let the parodies begin!

Aside: If you're unfamiliar with what constitutes "fair use," you can take a look at this tidy overview at Stanford University.

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