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fair use

n.
The use of copyrighted material without the owner's permission within legally defined limits.
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Noun1.fair use - the conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else without paying royaltiesfair use - the conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else without paying royalties
enjoyment, use - (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
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have not adopted a fair use doctrine in copyright law.
Where uncertainty prevented that proof fair use would protect speakers from the suppression of copyright.
Fair use stands as an exception to a copyright norm, available only in extraordinary circumstances: (3) copyright holders prevail unless fair users can prove that their use merits protection.
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Yet from the perspective of this foreclosure, Fair Use paradoxically suggests unprecedented interpenetrations between language and juridical principles.
the risk of a shrinking domain for fair use has inspired some observers
Rather, limiting fair use via DRM is simply one choice among
In her research methodology, Fair uses the words of the Pakistan Army itself to define the principal elements of its strategic culture.
It was felt necessary to regulate the said powers and provide for their permissible and fair uses in accordance with law and under proper executive and judicial oversight keeping in view Article 10A of the Constitution.
We wanted to encourage people to make fair uses of our marks.
Certainly there are fair uses that do not require "prior permission" of the publisher despite the publisher's prohibition against reproduction of "any part" of the book.