Art from New Media Rights writes, "We spend our time working with online video creators on fair use, so we created The Fair Use App. We filtered down our experiences working with video creators to create an app that can help them better understand:"
* When they can reuse content.
How their choices affect a fair use argument.
When it’s time to talk to a lawyer about fair use.
While our web app isn't quite as awesome as a tiny fair use wizard that will give creators all the answers; it's helpful tool to help them make better decisions about how to reuse content.
The Fair Use App [New Media Rights]
I'm a volunteer on the board of The Metabrainz Foundation, the nonprofit that maintains the Metabrainz service that produces accurate metadata on music that helps listeners locate the music they love and musicians and services accurately allocate revenues from online services. Metabrainz's material is strictly Creative Commons, including the art its users include in their […]
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