copyright and fair use

(c) (R) (TM)

define copyright

copyright is so someone can take your idea or work and use it to make money off of it

define fair use

fair use is when you don't have to ask the person for permission

fair use rules

1.) Media

a. Up to Motion ten % or 3 minutes, whichever is less, of the total piece.

2.) Text

a. Up to 10% or 1,000 words, whichever is less of the total piece of text material.

b. An entire poem of less than 250 words may be used, but no more than 3 poems by 1 poet, or 5 poems by different poets from any anthology may be used.

c. For poems of greater length, 250 words may be used but no more than 3 excerpts by a poet, or 5 excerpts by different poets from a single anthology may be used.

3.) Music, Lyrics, and Music Video

a. Up to 10% but in no event more than 30 seconds, of the music and lyrics from an individual musical work

4.) Illustrations and Photography

a. photograph or illustration may be used in its entrety but no more than 5 images by an artist or photographer

b. When using photographs and illustrations from a published collective work, not more than 10% or 15 images, whichever is less, may be reproduced or otherwise incorporated as part of an educational multimedia project