Fair(y) Use – A video demonstration
This video was created by Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.
Copyright education in our society is vital to both encouraging creative expression and protecting creative works. But unless you’re an IP lawyer (or law student) then you probably don’t know (or honestly, don’t really care) about the “fair use doctrine” or other ways that you can use a work created by someone else, in limited circumstances, without first obtaining the right to use it. Here is a funny (albeit a little old) video explaining it.
The video above was created as a part of an excellent documentary film fair use curriculum designed by Stanford’s Institute for Internet and Society: http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/documentary-film-program/film/a-fair-y-use-tale
The tag line is as follows: Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University created this humorous, yet informative, review of copyright principles delivered through the words of the very folks we can thank for nearly endless copyright terms.