[INDOLOGY] Fair use of copyrighted material

Harry Spier vasishtha.spier at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 22:40:32 UTC 2023

Thank you Antonio for pointing out that "fair use" is not part of the Berne
agreement and is different in different countries.
Harry Spier

On Tue, Feb 14, 2023 at 11:16 AM Antonio Ferreira-Jardim <
antonio.jardim at gmail.com> wrote:

> In brief, relying on a "fair use" defence can be perilous - depending on
> the jurisdiction. There are long chapters in the standard legal texts on
> Copyright Law outlining the various nuances in the both Common Law and
> Civil Law jurisdictions. (Lawfully!) grab the latest edition of a text on
> Copyright Law in your jurisdiction and there is bound to be at least one
> full chapter on the topic. It's a very fertile area of litigation -
> sapienti sat!
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2023, 1:58 am Harry Spier via INDOLOGY, <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>> Dominik brought up a very important point.  What is considered fair use
>> of copyrighted material.
>> He suggested:
>> for
>> example if less than 10% of the book is displayed on the computer screen,
>> that if it came to court it might be judged "fair use."
>> Have any list members looked at this and know what has been decided in
>> court about what is considered "fair use"
>> Harry Spier
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