Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era

The Realtime Report

Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era By Jenny Q. The high profile fight was streamed by several attendees using live streaming services, an act that clearly circumvents the ability of the events promotion team to monetize its viewership.

Live Tweeting Requires Ethical and Legal Considerations

Socialized

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.

Google Books Poses New Search Opportunity

Small Business Mavericks

Google has just won a landmark legal battle involving its fair use/copyright dispute with The Authors Guild. A judge agreed with their argument that scanning pages of published books constitutes fair use. Even if it doesn’t, it will certainly add new SEO opportunities for authors who can use the first few pages and chapters of their books as ways to target search engine indexes in print.

My Backlinks Strategy Sucks, And What I Plan To Do About It

Jason Yormark

I’m fairly happy with the level of engagement I get, and I get a nice size audience somewhat regularly when I actually find the time to post on a regular basis. I feel that I write fairly useful and/or entertaining blog posts that most seem to find interesting or helpful.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

She explained that the kids were minors and the photo was used without her knowledge. Due to the nature of its presentation and direction, fair use for educational purposes also applies. Guest post by Jenelle Conner. I am a social media advocate. It’s where I work.

METEOR: Not For Broadcast #media #socialmedia #geminid

Laurel Papworth

Even stranger is the shift in YouTube Land to “Not for Broadcast” Gives shivers up my spine… the writing is on the wall unless the Gov enforces Fair Use (a now mostly irrelevant law) to protect OUR copyright.

How to Develop Your Blog while Stealing Content from Others

Kikolani

Oops… You don’t want to be a plagiarist, so you are not allowed to use the same idea and info at your blog. The idea has been using for centuries, and it’s not a new concept. Ruth Culham wrote The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing about it.

Hitler Downfall: Constantine Film vs The World

Laurel Papworth

If you believe your video is fair use, check the box that reads “ This video uses copyrighted material in a manner that does not require approval of the copyright holder.&# If you’re not sure if your video qualifies, you can learn more about fair use here.

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IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. If you publish content to any website outside of IBM and it has something to do with work you do or subjects associated with IBM, use a disclaimer such as this: "The postings on this site are my own and dont necessarily represent IBMs positions, strategies or opinions.". Respect copyright, fair use and financial disclosure laws. Use a disclaimer.

Is Amazon reading this blog?

The Way of the Web

It makes total sense for Amazon to use the same model which has served them well to build the retail business – leverage a long tail of website publishers and social network users who can be rewarded in a small financial way if their recommendations result in sales.

$100,000 in One Week, a Viral Nova Follow-Up

Viper Chill

It’s prime real estate, especially when your website is new, so don’t use it for an opt-in box for unconverted site visitors. #3 Writing the article for pageviews is fairly ironic, since that’s exactly the type of websites they are covering. Is this fair use?

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

However, that doesnt mean that its something that everyone innately understands or knows how to use - especially when it comes to using it for marketing, PR, or other business-related purposes. Is And How To Use It. Lesson # 3 : Learn To Use YouTube To Convey a Message.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #144

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Sprinkle a little Fair Use Doctrine and ubiquitous broadband, and you get this. Would More People Use the Public Library If It Had a Water Slide? - Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #178

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It also resurrects the much-heated debate about what, exactly, is fair use when it comes to books and literature. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Information Literacy and Big6

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Santa Uses the Big6. Breakouts: Lexiles, Setting up a blog , or using tables in Word ). use with worksheet p. Using Subject Directories. Research your project topic using these subject directories: Librarian’s Internet Index. Use of Information Part I: "Organize or Die!". Essential Question: How can information be "harvested" for use in problem solving? Text work: Chapter 9 Use of Information - Notetaking.

The Why, How and When of Using Quotations on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Do you ever use quotations on your blog – words from other bloggers, writers, or experts in your industry? If you’ve never even thought about using quotes, or if you’re worried about getting it wrong, this post is for you. Why You Should Use (More) Quotes on Your Blog. #1:

Google Penalizes Copyright Infringers: Are You At Risk?

ProBlogger

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.

Can you handle the data?

The Way of the Web

They’re useful for raising awareness, driving some direct traffic, and have also been used to create backlinks to sites by including the details in any embed code which is being used.

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

ProBlogger

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.

Social Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

Convince & Convert

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

ProBlogger

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.