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The Case for Copyright Exceptions and Fair Use

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For on January 17, 1984, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that consumers could tape their favorite TV shows and watch them later without the copyright holder’s consent. 417 (1984), also known as the “ Betamax case ”, is a landmark copyright precedent that has had enormous implications for the media economy. copyright law.

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What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

First, it makes creating a national domestic copyright exception an obligation of countries that ratify the Treaty. Second, the Treaty allows for easier import and export of accessible versions of books and other copyrighted works. This is satisfied by having a law like the Chafee Amendment in the U.S., Articles 5 and 6.

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Towards Global Access for the Print Disabled

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A Policy Update from an engineer, Jim Fruchterman of Benetech June 8, 2010 The international copyright negotiations in Geneva around a proposed Treaty for the Visually Impaired (“TVI”) have been steadily heating up. I’m measuring this entire effort by how it much it does to change this sorry state of affairs, in both the short and long term.

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So You Think You Can Blog? Guidelines For New Bloggers


What will you be measuring? Respect copyright laws by quoting and linking to the full text and only use images that you have permission to use (i.e. Adopting an attitude of generosity on the web goes a long way. Are you trying to start a conversation? Demonstrate expertise? Foster community? Get press leads?

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A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll be talking about the latter as it relates to some of the ideas in my new book, “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ,” co-authored with KD Paine.). Social media professionals Janet Fouts and Lovisa William pinpointed a few: Copyright and identifying the brand with false information (Infographics etc).