Category Archives - fair use

Last Updated October 21, 2010

Good Morning to Happy Birthday for All

October 21, 2010 - 3 Comments

One of the English language’s most recognized and performed songs is Happy Birthday to You (HBTY), which likely first appeared

World's Fair Use Day is January 12 – Join the Public Knowledge Event

January 5, 2010 - No Comments

Public Knowledge is hosting World’s Fair Use Day at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on January 12th.
World’s Fair Use

GBS and Students: Jason Schultz of UC Berkeley Examines Privacy

September 30, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Jason Schultz, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Law, explains how he views the academic implications of a lack of privacy.

GBS and Students: Ed Van Gemert of UW-Madison on Why Students Want GBS

September 29, 2009 - 3 Comments

In this guest post, Ed Van Gemert, Deputy Director of the General Library System at UW-Madison, explains why students want to use Google Book Search.

GBS and Students: Brandon Butler of ARL on Equality and Intellectual Freedom

September 28, 2009 - No Comments

Although it is being modified, in the interest of better informing students about the Google Books Settlement, Students for Free

GBS and Students: James Grimmelmann of NYLS on Orphan Works

September 25, 2009 - No Comments

In this guest post, James Grimmelmann of New York Law School discusses the effects on orphan works. Interested readers should also check out the upcoming D is for Digitize Conference being hosted by NYLS.

GBS and Students: EFF's Rebecca Jeschke on Privacy Implications

September 24, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Rebecca Jeschke of Electronic Frontier Foundation discusses the implications for student privacy.

GBS and Students: Derek Slater of Google on the Democratization of Culture

September 23, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Derek Slater of Google explains why the settlement is a boon for students and the democratization of culture.

What Does the Google Book Search Settlement Mean for Students?

September 22, 2009 - One Comment

The Google Book Search settlement runs hundreds of pages and can be confusing to the most expert of legal minds, but, in either its current or a modified form, it will have profound effects on how students around the world interact with knowledge. In the interest of better informing students about the settlement, Students for Free Culture has solicited the thoughts of a variety of experts who, over the coming days, will provide guest posts reflecting on how the settlement will likely impact students.

Mirror your videos; protect your rights

February 5, 2009 - One Comment

As YouTube’s instability continues to frustrate community members, video makers are forced to adapt. Fanvidders have been highly proactive in