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Keith
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Newspaper headlines
« on: May 4th, 2006, 7:14am »
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Hello,
 
I am wondering if a newspaper headline falls under copyright laws.  
I am putting together a small flash movie of newspaper headlines that will fade in and out relating to Underage Drinking in North Carolina.
 
It would be something very similiar to this: www.mudpc.org
 
Thank You,
Keith
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« Reply #1 on: May 12th, 2006, 4:19am »
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Newpaper headlines are copyrighted as defined in contracts and company policy.
 
This sounds like an educational movie, not for profit and that would fall under fair use.
 
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TITLE 17 > CHAPTER 1 > § 107
 
§ 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use
Release date: 2005-08-01
 
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—
(1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
(2) the nature of the copyrighted work;
(3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
(4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.
The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.  
 
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode17/usc_sec_17_00000107----0 00-.html

 
But this is no legal advice.
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Re: Newspaper headlines
« Reply #2 on: May 12th, 2006, 7:52am »
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But this is no legal advice.

It's good that your not offering legal advice (it certainly sounded like it, though) because it's pretty much as incorrect as it is incomplete.
 
It never ceases to amaze me how many people say essentially, "I have no idea what I'm talking about, but here's my answer to your question."  Rightly or wrongly, people rely on the advice they receive in these forums in making decisions on their conduct.  Relying on blatantly wrong (or incomplete) advice masquerading as sage wisdom can land these people in a world of trouble -- real dollars and cents, lose your savings type trouble.
 
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Keith
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Re: Newspaper headlines
« Reply #3 on: May 12th, 2006, 1:38pm »
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Ok  Huh
 
So what is the correct answer?
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« Reply #4 on: May 13th, 2006, 9:08am »
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on May 12th, 2006, 7:52am, JSonnabend wrote:

 
It never ceases to amaze me how many people say essentially, "I have no idea what I'm talking about, but here's my answer to your question."  Rightly or wrongly, people rely on the advice they receive in these forums in making decisions on their conduct.  Relying on blatantly wrong (or incomplete) advice masquerading as sage wisdom can land these people in a world of trouble -- real dollars and cents, lose your savings type trouble.
 
- Jeff

 
Excellent point.
 
What was "blatantly wrong (or incomplete)", "incorrect as it is incomplete" and "advice masquerading as sage wisdom"?
 
Please complete this.
 
Is this NOT fair use?
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