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From: Dick Cleek
Subject: The Copyright Act lists four factors for consideration in determining whether a particular use made of a work is fair use:
Date: 11 Oct 1995 15:25:18 GMT
Organization: University of Wisconsin Centers
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email@example.com (Brian Thurston) wrote:
>Fair play may not be what you think it is. Perhaps you shouls
>familiarize yourself with the latest opinions before making you
You probably meant to say fair use...and since you're a Scientologist
I presume that this was not a Freudian "fair game" mistake.
>You may not understand the _legal_ concept of _fair usage_.
Why don't you read it? And here it is:
Under this limitation, "the fair use of a copyrighted work . . . for
purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching . . .
scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright."
17 U.S.C.A. § 107.
The Copyright Act lists four factors for consideration in
determining whether a particular use made of a work is fair use:
1. the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is
of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
2. the nature of the copyrighted work;
3. the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to
the copyrighted work as a whole; and
4. the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the
Why don't you just get back to us when you've had a chance to digest
the whole thing.