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Re: Copyright laws

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henry taylor (taylorh)
Sun, 4 Jul 1999 17:06:06 -0700

So it's safe as long as you don't save the Powerpoint session for re-use?
Maybe you'll show me how to use Powerpoint this fall. I seem to have 3 or 4
PCs in the classroom at Ocotillo.

> For my district (and perhaps others), I was told that if I copied an image
>into a Powerpoint presentation (using the copy function of the mouse right
>button) and did not save a copy elsewhere on the hardrive or disk, but only
>in the presentation file, that would be viewed as "fair-use" application.
>If, however, I saved the image in a file (that could be used over and over)
>that would not be "fair-use" for educational purposes.
>I think that is a fair interpretation of copyrights.
>Lorena Nalin
>Tucson, AZ
>>Karla wrote:
>>>Speaking of copyright laws, what is the legality of using artwork off
>>>Internet sites?
>Craig wrote:
>>I assume Karla's talking about displaying images from the net in her
>>classroom. In which case, the "fair use" provisions of the copyright law
>>would SEEM to apply here and allow her to display images in her
>>classroom...assuming this display is for educational purposes only. I
>>think she would have problems with infringement though if she's displaying
>>these images in other public places.