Category Archives: Fair Use

The Dark Side of Viral Videos

In recent trend of social media, viral videos have become an international sensation. From my own perspective, people rave over these videos because they connect with their inner-emotions and make them feel better about themselves. Take Sloan for example (video … Continue reading

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Could Piracy Kill The Music Industry?

Digital music has become increasingly popular with the availability of music apps and streaming services for mobile devices. Being able to have your music at your fingertips is much more advantageous than having to buy CDs. Downloading that music has … Continue reading

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Pop Art Genius or Thief? Artist appropriates others’ work without consent

More than fifty years ago, Andy Warhol appropriated the image of a Campbell’s Soup can for a painting series, helping launch the pop art movement. Photo by Wally Gobetz/Flickr Creative Commons The Campbell Soup Company didn’t bring legal action against … Continue reading

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