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- CHAPTER 1—SUBJECT MATTER AND SCOPE OF COPYRIGHT (§§ 101–122)
- CHAPTER 2—COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP AND TRANSFER (§§ 201–205)
- CHAPTER 3—DURATION OF COPYRIGHT (§§ 301–305)
- CHAPTER 4—COPYRIGHT NOTICE, DEPOSIT, AND REGISTRATION (§§ 401–412)
- CHAPTER 5—COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND REMEDIES (§§ 501–513)
- CHAPTER 6—IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION (§§ 601–603)
- CHAPTER 7—COPYRIGHT OFFICE (§§ 701–710)
- CHAPTER 8—PROCEEDINGS BY COPYRIGHT ROYALTY JUDGES (§§ 801–805)
- CHAPTER 9—PROTECTION OF SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP PRODUCTS (§§ 901–914)
- CHAPTER 10—DIGITAL AUDIO RECORDING DEVICES AND MEDIA (§§ 1001–1010)
- CHAPTER 11—SOUND RECORDINGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS (§ 1101)
- CHAPTER 12—COPYRIGHT PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (§§ 1201–1205)
- CHAPTER 13—PROTECTION OF ORIGINAL DESIGNS (§§ 1301–1332)
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—(1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;(3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; andThe fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.
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These are: the purpose of the use, the nature of the work, the portion used, and the effect on the market.
You thought it was about money. Copyright is about control.
What matters more is whether or not it had to do with instruction.
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Instructional use gives you an exemption; nonprofit use does not.
Here's how it goes. If you're considering using copyrighted materials for instructional purposes, do it!...provided that:
1. you are in a place dedicated to instruction and the material will stay there (rather than being distributed to a wider audience);
2. you are using a legitimate copy as your source;
3. the service or resource you are using is not available for sale for educational use.
You can ask for it
Under the fair use doctrine of the U.S. copyright statute, it is permissible to use limited portions of a work including quotes, for purposes such as commentary, criticism, news reporting, and scholarly reports.
is protected by federal copyright law upon creation
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in the absence of clear information to the contrary, most works may be assumed to be protected by federal copyright law.
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