STRYPERSWINE: I hope he never stops. Goddamn crybabies.
STRYPERSWINE: Even if Michael Moore wanted to use my music, I would be flattered that I was popular enough to be wanted for that sort of thing and I would thank him for the the further publicity.
LarryDan43: What is the deal with rule breakers and wristbands?
BitwiseShift: What's missing?Soon there will be no real Friday night football at real Texas high schools. Not with Republican education cuts.
douchebag/hater: Oh and btw OBAMA is rich, too, to the tune of several millions of dollars but I guess that's ok because he'sa 'Progressive' and rich CONSERVATIVES are bad.
ManateeGag: Rules don't apply to rich people.
andrewagill: give me doughnuts: andrewagill: stoli n coke: Fair use doesn't qualify if you attach said stolen line to a piece of merchandise and sell it without cutting the copyright owner in on the profits.Not true.There is a four factor test to fair use.1.) the purpose and character of your use2.) the nature of the copyrighted work3.) the amount and substantiality of the portion taken, and4.) the effect of the use upon the potential market.It is by definition a subjective question. By no means are you prevented from using that for profit if enough of even one of the other factors makes it a fair use example.I can't imagine that Romney's use would pass the 4-factor test, but still.You forgot the rest of the first factor: "... including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes."But it doesn't prohibit commercial use of the stuff. It's only one of the four factors. For example, in MATTEL INC. v. WALKING MOUNTAIN PRODUCTIONS:In the action before us, Plaintiff Mattel Corporation asks us to prohibit Defendant artist Thomas Forsythe from producing and selling photographs containing Mattel's "Barbie" doll. Most of Forsythe's photos portray a nude Barbie in danger of being attacked by vintage household appliances. Mattel argues that his photos infringe on their copyrights, trademarks, and trade dress. We have jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291 and affirm the district court's grant of summary judgment to Forsythe.[...]Having balanced the four § 107 fair use factors, we hold that Forsythe's work constitutes fair use under § 107's exception. His work is a parody of Barbie and highly transformative. The amount of Mattel's figure that he used was justified. His infringement had no discernable impact on Mattel's market for derivative uses. Finally, the benefits to the public in allowing such use - allowing artistic freedom and expression and criticism of a cultural icon - are great. Allowing Forsythe's use serves the aims o ...
Crewmannumber6: EyeballKid: LarryDan43: What is the deal with rule breakers and wristbands?I'm surprised more of the GOP aren't wearing this.[www.alrdesign.com image 364x176]Yeah, because that only goes one way, right?
douchebag/hater: What a bunch of whiny losers the first four posters are.It's called 'Fair Use'.Deal with it.Oh and btw OBAMA is rich, too, to the tune of several millions of dollars but I guess that's ok because he'sa 'Progressive' and rich CONSERVATIVES are bad.Farking allah you people are stupid.
stoli n coke: Fair use doesn't qualify if you attach said stolen line to a piece of merchandise and sell it without cutting the copyright owner in on the profits.
Elmo Jones: This, from a man, who, on this very evening, said he would fight against China's theft of our intellectual property.
VTGremlin: Not sure if you folks are aware or not, but fair use doesn't qualify if you attach said stolen line to a piece of merchandise and sell it without cutting the copyright owner in on the profits. That's why copyright laws exist.That and all sorts of other wisdom will be in my soon to be released book. Buy it.
lelio: Wait, is this the same Peter Berg the director of Battleship? I'm debating who I want to win in this fight. Better nuke them both from orbit just to be sure.
basemetal: Revek: ManateeGag: Rules don't apply to rich people.This.This.
Revek: ManateeGag: Rules don't apply to rich people.This.
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