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Happy Fair Use Week! And Where to Find the Good Stuff

Happy Fair Use Week celebrated by CMSI and so many other organizations!

Rethinking Fair Use: Rebekah Modrak and the Art of Creative Critique

Rebekah Modrak, a visual artist and teacher at the University of Michigan, employs fair use to make better art.

Fair Use in Film Courses: Broderick Fox on Empowering Creators

A documentarian and professor at Occidental College, fair use is a necessary ingredient for teaching aspiring filmmakers.

Preserving Software Could Get Easier: The Latest Center Research

Digital culture depends on software. But software preservation is in crisis. Software archivists struggle with copyright law.

Center Research Reaches Australian Policymakers

Australian copyright law has extremely narrow exceptions and US. copyright law has an outsized presence in debates about copy right reform.

Fair Use Question of the Month: Fair Use Protections & Students

I am worried about my students using copyrighted material in their submissions. What kind of protections would fair use offer my students?

Fair Use Question of the Month: Exhibit Materials & Formal Permission

Do I need formal permission to use images from some of the exhibit materials we already have in our holding on supplementary materials?

The Right to Decrypt Media Needs to Be More User-Friendly

A new study shows that media creators struggle to understand and use important copyright exceptions critical to their work.

Documentaries in a Dark Time: IDFA at 30

The 30th edition of the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) was nonstop information overload, in a good way.

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