[cc-licenses] simple question on derivative works
hancock at anansispaceworks.com
Thu Mar 8 02:48:26 EST 2007
Dana Powers wrote:
> On 3/7/07, Pedro Beltrao <pedrobeltrao at gmail.com> wrote:
>>In particular imagine I want to promote a document in a blog post and
>>I want to use one of the pictures in the document to illustrate some
>>of points. Is this allowed ?
> In this case there would probably be a fair use defense regardless of
> what license is used.
Quotes for the purposes of review are a particularly well-defined case
of "fair use". Quoting one image from a blog, or a single paragraph
(possibly even both), is almost certainly covered by that case. So you
should be all right with that kind of use, regardless of license.
Terry Hancock (hancock at AnansiSpaceworks.com)
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