The term "fair use" gets thrown around a lot in copyright cases, and it refers to an exception to copyright law that allows for the publication of portions or derivations of a copyrighted work — without the permission of the original creator. On the web, fair use has been used to defend aggregators such as Google News, since they take portions of articles to create a service.
Does that label also apply to a service that does a similar thing, but for a newsletter? A U.S. court recently said it doesn't.Here's why.
Via Paulo Tomás Neves