> Saturday Night Live or The Daily Show can show clips from TV shows > because they're commending on or parodying the content of those clips. > So comment or satire makes these copyrighted clips fair game, is that > right? > > And if SNL and Jon Stewart can do it, can't vloggers do likewise?
Quoted from http://www.soundexchange.com/licensing101.html#a19 'The "fair use" doctrine of federal law is rather complicated. Basically, "fair use" limits the extent of the property interest granted to a copyright holder. For example, "fair use" might allow individuals to quote from copyrighted material when the quoted excerpt is used for teaching, research, news reporting, comment, criticism or parody.' As far as I can tell, yes. Notice the use of the world "individuals"... just like Jon Stewart, vloggers are individuals. Kitka Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/