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New Study Shows Mashups and Remixes Could Be Using Copyrighted Material Lawfully

When college kids make mashups of Hollywood movies, are they violating the law? Not necessarily, according to the latest study on copyright and creativity from the Center and American University’s Washington College of Law.

Internationalization of Fair Use at Sheffield Film Festival

By Pat Aufderheide, reporting on a panel she chaired at the Sheffield Film Festival on international issues in licensing for documentary films. Read more...

Electronic Frontier Foundation Guidelines bring common sense to online video content protection

The Center has endorsed a sensible and much-needed set of guidelines from the Electronic Frontier Foundation for managing the use of copyrighted material in online video. Online video has become territory for First Amendment brawls, as content companies have demanded "takedowns" of videos that use some copyrighted material--even when it might be perfectly legal to do so under Fair Use. Read more...

What's Fair About Fair Use?

Listen to Pat Aufderheide and Renee Hobbs podcast "What's Fair about Fair Use? The Rights of the Rest of Us under Copyright" at the ACME Summit 2006.


Go to: http://acme2006.wordpress.com/2006/10/08/whats-fair-about-fair-use/

Fair Use and the Numbers

By Pat Aufderheide