Monday, February 24, 2014

"The courts have taken an approach to fair use that we do not believe was originally intended."

The NYT's Patricia Cohen had an interesting piece over the weekend on efforts by photographers' groups to push back against expansive interpretations of fair use.  Alfred Steiner thought it misled by failing to "emphasize [the] crucial difference between one copy (artwork) and many copies (movie)."  For more on that distinction, see here.