Fair use is a legal doctrine that promotes freedom of expression by permitting the unlicensed use of copyrighted works in certain circumstances. If something falls under fair use it is not considered a copyright infringement.
In general, criticism, news, teaching or research may fall under fair use.
- Section 107 of the Copyright Act provides useful information to help determine if something is fair use.
- Stanford Copyright & Fair Use Center
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