Answer the following questions:
1. What materials may be used freely without copyright permission?
2. What is the the good faith fair use defense?
There is one special provision of the law that allows a court to refuse to award any damages at all if it so chooses, even if the copying at issue was not a fair use. It is called the good faith fair use defense [17 USC 504(c)(2)]. It only applies if the person who copied material reasonably believed that what he or she did was a fair use - as would likely be the case if you followed this Policy! If you qualify for this defense, it makes you a very poor prospect for a lawsuit. On the other hand, if you disregard sound advice about fair use, a court would be free to award the highest level of damages available. This makes someone who ignores policies a handsome target for a lawsuit.
3. What are the four factors of the Fair Use Test which must be considered when using material?
The four fair use factors:
University of Texas Copyright Crash Course -
Fair Uses of Copyrighted Material
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