best practices for fair use of video

Kami Huyse has an easy-to-understand list of best practices for fair use of video. Where did she get it? “Today, the American University’s Center for Social Media released its code of six best practices (pdf) for fair use of online video.”

What are they?

  1. Commenting on or critiquing of copyrighted material
  2. Using copyrighted material for illustration or example
  3. Capturing copyrighted material incidentally or accidentally reproducing, reposting, or quoting in order to memorialize,
  4. Preserve, or rescue an experience, an event, or a cultural phenomenon
  5. Copying, reposting, and recirculating a work or part of a work for purposes of launching a discussion
  6. Quoting
    in order to recombine elements to make a new work that depends for its
    meaning on (often unlikely) relationships between the elements

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