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. Users need to understand that use of the service in this manner is illegal and could result in legal action from distribution channels.

Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

Ignite Social Media

The question is, if you’re a brand, can you legally use the quotes? Most of us are used to music copyrights, products and photos but quotes don’t seem to trigger the same “is this legal?” If you are not the original author of a quote, one of two things must be true to use it freely on social media. If the quote isn’t being used to sell a product and simply being posted on social media, it could be argued that use is allowed.

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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’s IP Theft Entrenches Its Monopoly Power

Forbes Social Media

Fair use under the copyright laws does not allow giant tech firms to use APIs Oracle developed without paying licensing fees. The Supreme Court should uphold the lower court ruling and make clear innovative firms can keep the fruits of their labors

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Can I Use This Photo on Social Media? Understanding Image Copyright

Hootsuite

Can I Use This Photo on Social Media? From Attribution Noncommercial-No Derivative Works licenses to “fair use,” there’s a lot to unpack. Especially if an image is used for social media marketing. Just so it’s clear – I have/would never give permission for use of my son’s photo to promote any agenda of this vile man or that disgusting party. Photographs, digital art, maps, charts, and paintings are all fair game. What is fair use?

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. What I didn’t realize is that the automated process which both use to grab your content do not properly format the author footer in a way that attributes your site that the search engines “like”.

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. I saw an article on a media outlet wondering out loud what a big bang (noise) in Arizona was … so I went on Twitter and found the answer including a video on a Geminid meteor hitting near the Arizona airport. I wonder why they didn’t? .

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.

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. How to Use Others’ Content to Write Your Stuff. How to find content that has already done fairly well? Use Open Site Explorer.

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?

How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

ProBlogger

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? However, using other people’s content inappropriately can severely harm or even destroy your reputation as a blogger. Should You Use Quotes at All? If using quotes can pose ethical (if not legal) issues, you might think the simplest solution is to avoid them altogether.

$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. Business Insider used BuzzFeed as an example of a website that is growing in visitor numbers despite the Facebook algorithm changes. Is this fair use? Your Right to Use Site Content.

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.

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. Today, you will find Communications and Marketing majors heavily involved in learning to use new media to their advantage. Is And How To Use It. Lesson # 3 : Learn To Use YouTube To Convey a Message. Lesson # 5 Use Social Networks. Using social sites and web2.0

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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. Newpaper reports will either cut down the original source to a couple of sentences, or use the Original Source as “background material” Pilfering the story without full attribution.

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. Before we dig in too far, though, let’s take a look at four key reasons why quotes are so useful. Why You Should Use (More) Quotes on Your Blog. #1: Most bloggers don’t use quotes. Many countries have a “ fair use ” policy covering these.

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. Now, it’s definitely very pretty, but it’s hard to define how to use it effectively to achieve anything. That’s quite useful, although the sheer number of people on that graph makes it still difficult to see who I should be introducing to other people.

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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. Organizations can use Pinterest to tell their story to all of their constituencies — donors, sponsors, volunteers, members, potential members or employees, and the community at large. If you don’t own it, you can’t use it for commercial purposes. Yes, you can use hashtags with Pinterest.

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. I’m regularly asked – particularly by new bloggers – what the etiquette and legalities are around using content that others have written in your own content – or the practice of quoting others. 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.

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. I’m regularly asked – particularly by new bloggers – what the etiquette and legalities are around using content that others have written in your own content – or the practice of quoting others. 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.

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?