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That Image is Not Yours. Do Not Touch. - Teacher Tech

That Image is Not Yours. Do Not Touch. - Teacher Tech | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Images on a Website are NOT Public Domain It is essential that our students are able to communicate digitally and visually. However, this also means we need to ensure that students really understand copyright, fair use, creative commons, and public domain. There is a pervasive feeling that anything on the Internet is free, it’s not. …
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No, You Can't Use My Photos On Your Brand's Instagram For Free

No, You Can't Use My Photos On Your Brand's Instagram For Free | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
My name is Max Dubler, and I am a professional photographer who has been working full time in downhill skateboarding for the last several years. I am a wel
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Photographer sues Getty Images for $1 billion after she's billed for her own photo

Photographer sues Getty Images for $1 billion after she's billed for her own photo | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Getty Images demanded a fee from photographer Carol Highsmith for using a photo she had donated to the public; now it's facing a lawsuit.
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Developing Your School’s Copyright Policy

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Developing Your School’s Copyright Policy Susan Kallok Harvard-Westlake Middle School skallok@hw.com
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The Research Pirates of the Dark Web

The Research Pirates of the Dark Web | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet.
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15 Copyright Rules Every Student Should Know

15 Copyright Rules Every Student Should Know | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Copyright laws are important, and regardless of knowledge, students are expected to play by these rules. Click here to learn more.
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Ignore fair use at your peril! - Scholarly Communications @ Duke

One could be forgiven for thinking of the “Dancing Baby” case as a thing of the past.  It seems a long time ago that a district court affirmed that the music heard in the background (for only 29 seconds) of a video in which Stephanie Lenz’s baby is dancing — the music was Prince’s “Let’s … Continue reading Ignore fair use at your peril! →
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Documentarian wipes out Warner’s $2M “Happy Birthday” copyright

Documentarian wipes out Warner’s $2M “Happy Birthday” copyright | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Judge finds it's questionable whether Patty Hill wrote the song at all.
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Important Win for Fair Use in ‘Dancing Baby’ Lawsuit

Important Win for Fair Use in ‘Dancing Baby’ Lawsuit | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
San Francisco – A federal appeals court in San Francisco today affirmed that copyright holders must consider whether a use of material is fair before sending a takedown notice. The ruling came in Lenz v. Universal, often called the “dancing baby” lawsuit.
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A Fair(y) Use Tale (NOT a Disney movie) - YouTube

Bucknell prof Eric Faden has produced the most amazing video mashup I've ever seen: "A Fair(y) Use Tale" cuts together thousands of extremely short clips fro...
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Code of Best Practices i Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

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Eight Free Photo Sites That Require No Attribution | John Spencer's Blog

Eight Free Photo Sites That Require No Attribution | John Spencer's Blog | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
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A Copyright A-Z for World Book and Copyright Day 2015 | CILIP

A Copyright A-Z for World Book and Copyright Day 2015 | CILIP | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
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Free Stock Photos: High-Res Images for Commercial Use

Free Stock Photos: High-Res Images for Commercial Use | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Browse 1000+ free photos for entrepreneurs. Our stunning stock photography is free for personal & commercial use. Non-copyrighted pictures added weekly!
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How a digital-only smartphone opens the door to DRM (and how to close the door)

How a digital-only smartphone opens the door to DRM (and how to close the door) | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Fast Company’s Mark Sullivan asked me to explain what could happen if Apple went through with its rumored plans to ship a phone with no analog sound outputs, only digital ones — what ki…
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The Library of Last Resort

The job Carla Hayden has before her is to prepare the Library of Congress to serve another century of US citizens where we’ve become most accustomed to consuming information: the internet.
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Fairly Used: Why Schools Need To Teach Kids The Whole Truth About Copyright

Fairly Used: Why Schools Need To Teach Kids The Whole Truth About Copyright | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Today’s teenagers live in a time where technology gives them the tools to create, share, and publish just about anything they can conceive, and enables and encourages them to use and remix ex…
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Why Harvard should welcome free citation manuals

Why Harvard should welcome free citation manuals | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Rogue archivist Carl Malamud writes, “Third year Harvard Law School student Kendra Albert did a very nice job on her powerful opinion piece in the Harvard Law Record, the student-run newspape…
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Rejoice! Here's a list of best copyright-free resources across genres for those hungry for information | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Rejoice! Here's a list of best copyright-free resources across genres for those hungry for information - Where can you read and share the best of poetry, journalistic works, comics, drama, history, and philosophy? Roshni Nair puts together a list of copyright-free resources across genres for those hungry for information, but didn't know where to look
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Advancing New Forms of Scholarship in Writing - DML Central

Advancing New Forms of Scholarship in Writing - DML Central | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
I continue to think a great deal about how new media has grown the possibilities of our collective academic work.
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Time To Say Goodbye To All Pre-1972 Music? | Techdirt

As we've been covering over the past few years, there's been a big battle going on over the copyright status of "pre-1972 sound recordings." That may sound like a weird thing to be arguing over, but it's due to a weird bit of...
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Marcel Duchamp's heirs nuke hobbyists' hand-modelled 3D chess-set files

Marcel Duchamp's heirs nuke hobbyists' hand-modelled 3D chess-set files | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
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Photographers net thousands as copyright infringement soars

Photographers net thousands as copyright infringement soars | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
Litigious photographers are labelled copyright trolls after netting thousands of dollars in compensation from companies who refuse to license stolen images.
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Eight Free Photo Sites That Require No Attribution | John Spencer's Blog

Eight Free Photo Sites That Require No Attribution | John Spencer's Blog | Copy-left Resources | Scoop.it
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