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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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Copyright and Fair Use Stanford University Libraries; http:// fairuse.
The Bridgeport ruling hinted at a possible fairuse work-around, "Since the district judge found no infringement, there was no necessity to consider the affirmative defense of 'fair use.
html Stanford University Stanford also has excellent guidelines on fair use, fairuse.