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.

Is Amazon reading this blog?

The Way of the Web

September 29th, 2010 · View Comments On Monday I wrote about the future of libraries , and how digital sharing and sampling are legally enabled either by open works (Public Domain or Creative Commons), or that retailers will have a vested interest in allowing sampling.

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How To Use Pinterest to Advance Your Organization

SocialFish

Pin boards are used by architects and designers to collect color swatches and material samples along with pictures and drawings in order to aid the process of generating a design. If you don’t own it, you can’t use it for commercial purposes. Yes, you can use hashtags with Pinterest.

How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

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The post How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically appeared first on ProBlogger. Are you confident you’re using quotes legally and ethically on your blog? Should You Use Quotes at All? Why You Need to Use Quotes Correctly.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

And the use of YouTube etc to distribute the news about the Paywall. Not that I have any say in it – Fair use laws and my Creative Commons licence ensure that my content is free to roam the ‘net as long as it is not sold.

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.