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Fair Use #copyright

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allows non-free images to be used under the terms of . In the case of the photograph below I can use it as I am discussing the photograph and not the contents, in other words used in a transformative nature.


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IANAL and TINLA but this post, and the wikipedia entry Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the 1979 Hostage Crisis, are examples of fair-use. Although if this photo was included in an article about the Iran hostage crisis this would not be an instance of fair-use.

So could I freely include a photograph just by discussing the photograph?

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

June 21, 2009 at 8:09 pm

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