Understanding CopyrightFair Use - What's Not Okay?

  • Downloading pirated versions of music or movies through peer-to-peer networks or filesharing
  • Copying copyrighted photographs from the Web and using them on your own Web site
  • Reproducing a piece of art and selling it without permission from the artist
  • Scanning an entire copyrighted book and uploading it to the Web
  • Ripping multiple copies of CDs and giving them out to all your friends
  • Thumbs Down: Fair Use Does Not Apply