The use of the 'Garfield' character for the purposes of this parody qualifies as fair use under the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. sec. 107. See Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music (92-1292), 510 U.S. 569 Comic by XKCD under CC-BY -NC at http://xkcd.com/78/
Copyright, Fair Use and Takedown Culture for IMT 550 Brian Rowe J.D. Feb 22nd 2011
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What is Copyright?
Article 1, Section 8, Clause 8 To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;
infringement nation John Tehranian $4.544 billion in potential damages each year
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§ 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.... fair use the factors to be considered shall include — (1) the purpose , including if such use is commercial or is for nonprofit educational; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used (4) effect on market for or value of the copyrighted work. EDITED by Rowe
Get Involved 5 mins – Read blogs and stay up to date 20 mins - Free your own work with CC and help build an open commons 1 hour – Use Fair Use to create a parody or Transformative work
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