Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era

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Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era By Jenny Q. Take this year’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao pay-per-view fight, for example. Users need to understand that use of the service in this manner is illegal and could result in legal action from distribution channels.

Live Tweeting Requires Ethical and Legal Considerations

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Setting aside issues of whether the practice is actually useful, and whether it is distracting to the speaker and to others in attendance, live tweeting and live blogging of conferences, events and webcasts raises legal and ethical issues. The best guidance for whether live blogging and live tweeting is acceptable comes from the Fair Use provision of U.S. The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole.

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How to Develop Your Blog while Stealing Content from Others

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But: If it was that easy we all would be top bloggers with rivers of traffic, seas of conversion, and thousands of thankful readers considering our blogs resplendent. The problem is, too many bloggers believe great content is enough to make their blogs sparkle. Use Open Site Explorer.

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

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In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. Respect copyright, fair use and financial disclosure laws. Dont use ethnic slurs, personal insults, obscenity, or engage in any conduct that would not be acceptable in IBMs workplace.

What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices

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So much of the web is built around aggregation — gathering together interesting and useful things from around the Internet and presenting them in new ways to an audience. Some well known examples are Yahoo! Examples of Specialty Aggregators are hyper?local

PB173: How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

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Using Quotes in Your Blog Legally and Ethically. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about using quotes on your blog. Further Resources on How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically. 8 Tips for Using Quotes and Dialogue in Your Blog Posts.

Aggregators: the good ones vs. the looters

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As shown in its “Leaderboard&# , it crawls a hundred sources and applies a clever algorithm using 600 parameters. The result is one of the most useful ways of monitoring the tech sector. And, since Gabe Riviera also launched Mediagazer last year, I use it to watch the media space.

Google Penalizes Copyright Infringers: Are You At Risk?

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Sometimes, it is nice to see that your work has been used by many people around the web, even if they are not crediting you. In some cases, using work without permission is allowed. For criticizing, commenting, and news reporting, short quotations are considered fair use. You can also use material that’s available in the public domain. Finally, you are allowed to use a brand name on your site under nominative fair use laws.

‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators

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This is also something that journalists do, but it can be pretty useful to differentiate that from curation. More likely, that person has been studying textiles — and their history, production and use — for many years. They might be useful in curating online repositories of knowledge. I subscribe to the print product, using it as a supplement to my other news sources. The site become a success using algorithms that gathered and ranked tech news.

Are Aggregators Really The Problem? | PlagiarismToday

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By Jonathan Bailey • Feb 4th, 2010 • Category: Articles Tweet Share Email Tweet Share Email Earlier this week, blogger and media mogul Mark Cuban, who owns HDNet and famously sold broadcast.com to Yahoo! An example of this is the All Headline News lawsuit, which was recently settled , where the Associated Press accused the service of simply rewriting and republishing breaking news from the AP, thus saving money on reporting. Fair use is the key.

Social Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

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In the case of Facebook, once you sign up for an account and click agree, you have granted them non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide rights to use any IP (intellectual property) content that you post on or in connection with Facebook (“IP License&# ). Basically they can take that gorgeous photo that you paid a photographer to shoot for your product, hotel or client and use it however they want.

PB173: How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

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Using Quotes in Your Blog Legally and Ethically. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about using quotes on your blog. Further Resources on How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically. 8 Tips for Using Quotes and Dialogue in Your Blog Posts.