Tag archive for copyright

Web Sightings for June 2009

Here are 10 sites that caught my attention this past couple weeks: 1. Edutopia’s Digital Generation Project presents several video portraits of young students from around the U.S. who are using digital media to learn, communicate, and socialize in new and exciting ways (See  below). …

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Web Sightings for May 2009

Let’s get May started here at ATGI with this smorgasbord of Web offerings: First, check out this list of 100 free online lectures that will make you a better teacher from Best Universities. Next, if you’re looking to purchase original art, visit 20×200 that presents…

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Is Fairey’s use of the Obama image copyright infringement or fair use?

Shepard Fairey, creator of the iconic Obama image, continues to garner attention in the media. In this case, however, he may be wishing the spotlight were shining on someone else. Yahoo! News reported yesterday that The Associated Press is upset with Fairey’s use of an…

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Web Sightings for December 2008

Here is my last installment of Web Sightings for 2008. The MacArthur Foundation’s recently released report titled Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project is based on a 3-year study on “kids’ informal learning with digital media.” If…

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Lawrence Lessig on Free Culture & Copyright

Following are two excerpts from Charlie Rose’s interview with Lawrence Lessig (November 21, 2008). See the full interview here. Lessig on Free Culture: Lessig warns against abolishing copyright:

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Web Sightings for November

It’s time for another listing of Web Sightings: Looking for a good “The End” image to use in a PowerPoint presentation or movie? If so, check out the “The End” Pool on Flickr. Urban Sketchers is a new blogging community of artists around the world…

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Library of Congress’ Photo Collection on Flickr

photo by John Vachon (1942) The Library of Congress Blog announced this past week the launch of a new pilot project with Flickr to make over 3000 vintage photographs from the LOC’s collection available to the public, with the promise of adding more photos to…

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Get Creative with Creative Commons

With multimedia projects becoming increasing popular in art classrooms, teachers and students need to be aware that the use of copyright-protected materials without permission from the copyright holders restricts their ability to distribute or publish their work online. As an alternative, the Creative Commons licensing…

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A Fair(y) Use Tale on Copyright

Came across this video on Boing Boing today: Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University created this humorous, yet informative video by mashing up 1000s of short clips from Disney cartoons, using individual words and phrases to explain how copyright works. It’s worth watching twice!

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Fair Use Network

The Fair Use Network is part of the Free Expression Policy Project (FEPP), a program of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Its mission is to support fair use and other free expression safeguards within the law, by providing information to…

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