Posts Tagged ‘copyright’

Fair Use for #Filmmakers

Posted: September 3, 2017 in -
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The Ultimate Guide to Fair Use and Copyrights for Filmmakers
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WOW! A film-related post. It all comes full circle…

Stop Paying for Footage! The 411 on Fair Use

 

 

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Piracy on the High Sees: The Devaluation of Content

“You should come over one night,” said the man in the nice blue (and somewhat expensive looking) sweatshirt. “I have about 300 films I’ve downloaded.”

He laughed and then told me he hadn’t paid for even one… that he has some back channel way of getting them from a site that grabs them off of cable VOD services. And, he continued,“they look great… all in HD”!

“Don’t you think that’s thievery?” I asked

“No,” he said. “They’re there for the taking”.

Understanding Copyright Law:

Posted: June 11, 2015 in -
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Understanding Copyright Law: Pitches, Facts, Characters and the Ambiguities of Section 102

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Legal threats are the mechanism used now to control students and teachers in the nation’s schools. The government has made talking about these mandatory tests a crime, as well as a host of other offenses…

Lifting the Veil of Silence on Standardized Testing

There is a veil of secrecy over these tests and the way they are administered. And it’s no accident. The testing companies don’t want all of this to become public knowledge. They don’t want the quality or inferiority of the actual exams to be known.

And our state and federal governments are protecting them. From whom? Our teachers, parents, and students.