Fair Use of Online Images

By Ritik Solanki

Fair Use and Attribution

Fair Use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the creator. Fair Use is a doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without taking permission. Attribution is the act of establishing a particular person as the creator of the work.

Copyright and Public Domain

Copyright and Public Domian

The legal right given to an originator to print, publish, film, perform something and to authorize others to do the same. Public Domain is state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole and therefore not subject to copyright.

Consequences

1. A fine from anywhere between $200- $150000

2.Infringer has to pay for all attorneys fees and court costs.

3.Imprisonment for 5 years.