Fair use applies when no other options available. In case of CC,
options are wide open. If somebody decides to override a CC licensed
file with a fair use, it is a clear Copy Vio.
On 23/12/2011, Arun Ganesh <arun.plane...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I dug up the Indian fair use law and found this:
> In this case, the aircraft had crashed and it was no longer possible to get
> such a photograph, but can a newspaper otherwise just pick up any photo off
> the internet and use it under fair use clause just to avoid paying
> licensing fees of the photograph?
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 9:50 PM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote:
>> On 23 December 2011 21:43, Srikanth Ramakrishnan
>> <parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Gautam, thank you for correcting me, but I believe Digitally Stealing
>> > is also defined as Using Data Without Permission. Atleast that's the
>> > definition Microsoft uses for their Windows Genuine campaign. Forgive
>> > me if I'm wrong.
>> Since when did Microsoft become the arbiter of all that is sacred in
>> copyright law? :)
>> Thank you.
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