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Fair use protection for educators

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Sheryl Ann McCoy (smccoy)
Wed, 28 Oct 1998 21:21:19 -0700

Greetings to all:
The following is excerpted from NSTA Update. I hope this helps everyone rest a bit easier.

New Digital Copyright Law Passed

The education community won a victory passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. The law allows "fair use protection" for educators and librarians to cover the Internet, CD-ROMs, and other devices. Fair use provisions allow educators to sample and excerpt copyrighted works.

"The road is better than the inn."
-unknown author

On Wed, 28 Oct 1998 10:10:23 Joseph Augusta wrote: >Sears, Ellen wrote: >> >> Did anyone else read the New York Times article on: >> "Four Drawings, No Longer Modern, Have Left MOMA"? October 26. Taken from >> the article: > >Hi Ellen--didn't read this article, but when I find interesting things >in the NY Times, I post the URL rather than quote from the newspaper >since the Times owns the copyright and expressly forbids reposting or >forwarding without their permission. > >Best wishes, >Joseph >

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