Tools for Fair Use

The last month brings news of two new reports on fair use in copyright and how creators can make it a vital part of copyright law.

From the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU: “Will Fair Use Survive? Free Expression in the Age of Copyright Control.”

Link: Press release describing the project.
Link: Pdf copy of the report itself.

From the Center for Social Media at American University: “Documentary Filmmakers’ Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use.”
Link: Description of the project.
Link: Pdf copy of the report itself.

Anyone interested in the future of fair use should read both!