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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. Such action, the Court decided, didn’t constitute copyright infringement because it was fair use , that is, a limitation and exception to the exclusive rights granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. copyright law.

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Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

So it’s little surprise that the massive proliferation of online resources has spawned a major problem: protecting website content from copyright infringement in the form of plagiarism or outright theft. As a website owner or administrator, if you haven’t heard of DMCA—the Digital Millennium Copyright Act—you absolutely should be familiar with the groundbreaking legislation. Thankfully, there are preventative measures you can take to protect your web content copyrights.

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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. Countries should enact a domestic copyright exception so that Authorized Entities can make accessible copies of Works without getting permission from the rightsholders. This is satisfied by having a law like the Chafee Amendment in the U.S.,

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Accessibility and ACTA

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The digital measures designed to defeat piracy usually end up equating accessibility with piracy. Accessibility of digital media has been repeatedly and systematically denied because of digital measures to “protect” content. Provisions designed to handle copyrighted materials could conflict with fundamental exceptions in copyright law like fair use of copyrighted works and the Chafee Amendment.

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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. It is narrower than the Treaty, and is not binding as a treaty would be (some call it “soft law” compared to the “hard law” of a treaty).

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Donor Spotlight: Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Embracing measured risk, The Fund has been willing to make early bets on Benetech, and has repeatedly chosen to invest in our prototype projects. grant by the Lavelle Fund and with welcome changes to Indian copyright law in effect, we embarked on a new project to increase service and expand the number of accessible books for people who are blind in India. What is it like for a nonprofit to have a successful, lasting partnership with a private philanthropic foundation?

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This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Measure – Prove to leadership that the investments made are yielding incremental results toward your goals. Avoid Copyright Infringement. In Google, you also have the option to filter out copyrighted images under the tools section. Creating your own images is a great way to grow your search traffic, build brand awareness, and protects against copyright laws.

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So You Think You Can Blog? Guidelines For New Bloggers

Care2

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. Your organization is starting a blog and you have all your ducks in a row. You're happy with the new blog design, you understand the platform you've chosen, you've gotten sign-off from above to move forward, and you've signed a surprising number of your staff up to serve as regular bloggers.

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How Nonprofits Helped America Vote: 2006 | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Get-out-the-vote (GOTV) Nonprofits can legally engage in get-out-the-vote activities that can have a real impact on voter turnout on Election Day because of the special relationship nonprofits have with many disengaged voters Educate voters on candidates and ballot measures While nonprofits cannot work on behalf of or against candidates, there are a number of voter education activities they can legally engage in to ensure voters are fully informed when they cast their ballots.

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

Beth Kanter

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.). Don’t cut and paste another organization’s policy! Social media professionals Janet Fouts and Lovisa William pinpointed a few: Copyright and identifying the brand with false information (Infographics etc). Flicker Photo By Mike Willis. That headline isn’t a lawyer joke.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

for my father-in-law. I’m into helping folks get some measure of self pride and reliance in their lives and keeping them home rather than having them come across the border illegally and costing the taxpayers indirectly much much more in social costs.

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Is Direct Mail Really Headed for the Exit? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

” Accordingly, 12 states are developing laws to ban or limit “junk mail” despite strenuous efforts by the Direct Marketing Association and others to fight such legislation. Furthermore, as more states propose laws that would ban or restrict “junk mail,” it’s essential for organizations to immediately start building a strong online fundraising program and to work on growing their base of online supporters.

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Five Tips for Online Fundraisers from a Direct Mail Dinosaur - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

Main | Care2 Helps in Law of the Sea Win » Monday Nov 05 2007 Five Tips for Online Fundraisers from a Direct Mail Dinosaur Monday, November 5, 2007 at 05:21PM | by Karen Taggart Ill admit it. I would measure the success of the combination of my creative and targeting based on various metrics like response rate, average gift, net per thousand, etc. November 6, 2007 | Karen Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

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Five Tips for Online Fundraisers from a Direct Mail Dinosaur - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

Main | Care2 Helps in Law of the Sea Win » Monday Nov 05 2007 Five Tips for Online Fundraisers from a Direct Mail Dinosaur Monday, November 5, 2007 at 05:21PM | by Karen Taggart Ill admit it. I would measure the success of the combination of my creative and targeting based on various metrics like response rate, average gift, net per thousand, etc. November 6, 2007 | Karen Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Of course, the answer to the slavery question was already embedded within our Constitution – a Constitution that had at is very core the ideal of equal citizenship under the law; a Constitution that promised its people liberty, and justice, and a union that could be and should be perfected over time. They came of age in the late fifties and early sixties, a time when segregation was still the law of the land and opportunity was systematically constricted.