Copyright & Fair Use

Definition of COPYRIGHT

: the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (such as literary, musical, or artistic work.
“Copyright.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2018.

Definition of FAIR USE

: a legal doctrine that portions of copyrighted materials may be used without permission of the copyright owner provide the use is fair and reasonable, does not substantially impair the value of the materials, and does not curtail the profits reasonably expected by the owner.
“Fair Use.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2018.

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