Attributing the original artist(s) in your video description or credits is a very nice thing to do. But it doesn’t impact the fair use..
There are not a lot of clearly defined rules about fair use. Thus, there are no rules such as “you can use up to 30 seconds” of a video or musical ..
Although we generally place the responsibility on our members to articulate their fair use claims, Motvio moderators sometimes have to make the call on a particular video. Our moderators remove videos that constitute obvious cases of infringement when they are brought to our attention. Examples include rips of movies, television shows, and music videos, or ..
Parody is an artistic work that imitates the characteristic style of another work for comedic effect or ridicule. Because a successful parody needs to mimic the original, you can generally borrow more than with other types of uses. One important caveat: You can borrow only as much as you need to fully express the parody ..
The fair use factors are generally taken to mean: The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes.How are you using the copyrighted work? If your use can be considered “transformative,” this factor will weigh in your favor. In other words, does ..
There is no simple formula or method to easily determine whether a particular use of a copyrighted work is a fair one. The copyright statute gives us four factors to apply on a case-by-case basis: The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes. ..
The courts decide what is fair use and what isn’t. However, creators should understand the concepts behind fair use based on the “four factors” described below to determine whether to upload a video that uses copyrighted content without permission. It can be difficult to predict what a court will do with a particular case, but ..
No. “Fair Use” isn’t a magic phrase you can invoke to excuse your use of someone else’s creative work under any circumstances. To be clear: you can’t copy someone else’s work and then simply claim fair use. What is considered “fair use” depends on the circumstances? To oversimplify for a moment, fair use protects creators ..
In United States copyright law, “fair use” allows creators to incorporate copyrighted materials into their own work—without obtaining the permission of the copyright owner—when certain conditions are met. Fair use recognizes that while the primary purpose of copyright laws is to encourage artistic and cultural innovation, the rigid application of copyrights would actually stifle that ..
Motvio doesn’t own the copyright to your videos — you do. You are responsible for enforcing your rights. Since Motvio is merely an intermediary, we can’t take action on your behalf. But don’t worry! We want to help you, and we can point you to the resources at your..