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The Internet is a copying machine

Several pundits have declared: “The Internet is a copying machine.” They’re right.

What teachers don’t realize is that the status of educator does not give them permission to copy everything, just because “it’s for school.”

Is 10% is Fair Use - NO

There is a misconception that Fair Use can be calculated by a percentage.

There is NO hard & fast rule for maximum time or percentage of the original used that entitles you to a claim of Fair Use. All Fair Use claims must be analyzed using the 4 part test under 17 USC §107.

Fair Use Ain't What You Think It Is

I recently spoke at the New Media Consortium Summer 2008 Conference held at Princeton University.

Here's a link to the PDF of the Conference Proceedings:
http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2008-Davis.pdf

- - MJD