Post Tagged with: "fair use"

Fair Use at the NY Film Festival

BoingBoing points to this YouTube video involving Brian De Palma and references to the inadequacy of fair use.

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October 11, 2007 2 comments News

The Value of the Fair Use Industries

Lots of attention being paid to a new study commissioned by the CCIA on the economic value of fair use in the United States.  Using WIPO's own guidelines, the study concludes that the "fair use industries", including consumer electronics, education institutions, software, and ISPs, generate $4.5 trillion in revenue, far […]

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September 13, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

A Fair(y) Use Tale

A must-see video on copyright and fair use.

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May 19, 2007 2 comments News

Thinking Outside the Canadian Copyright Box

Appeared in the Hill Times on April 2, 2007 as Thinking Outside the Canadian Copyright Box Last month, McGill University hosted an important conference on the future of copyright and the music industry.  The conference brought together music notables such as famed producer Sandy Pearlman and NDP Heritage critic Charlie […]

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April 4, 2007 1 comment Columns Archive

Conservatives for Fair Use?

The Canadian Press reports that there is speculation that the latest round of Conservative attack ads may violate someone's copyright.  The ads, which show brief clips from a Liberal debate last year, apparently were filmed by a consortium of broadcasters who say that they did not provide the Conservatives with […]

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January 30, 2007 3 comments News