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Streaming music in the classroom

Posted by: kdeuschle
May 5, 2021 @ 11:29am
Good afternoon!
I am struggling to find information about the legality of teachers playing music from streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and Amazon Music in the classroom. Could anyone provide any clarity on the subject?
Thank you so... Read more...
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Are exercises in language books copyrighted?

Posted by: LanguageExplorer
April 30, 2021 @ 4:44am
Good afternoon,

I am working on a language app to learn languages, and I was thinking to include sentences and dialogues for the users to practice their languages.

My question is: can I re-use, and to what extend, similar exercises used... Read more...
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copyrighting video

Posted by: peterchin
April 8, 2021 @ 8:00pm
Can I set up a webcam, video ship traffic and claim copyright ?
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Estimating clearance fees for long-term educational use (online course module)

Posted by: rkdavis
April 8, 2021 @ 7:32pm
Hello!

Former CAN Copyright Scholar here from way-way-back-when who has been absent from this forum for much too long, but I thought of it right away when presented with the following challenge...

A faculty member at my institution...
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Does I can get a copyright strick If I use a image with a pastel filter ?

Posted by: FabioManoel1977
April 5, 2021 @ 2:28pm
Sorry bad english

I am trying to create a audiobook with images for youtube, but, I am afraid that I get a copyright strike even making a pastel filter in the image, for instance: https://ibb.co/x7GNtkB


I get this picture over... Read more...
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Does I can get a copyright strick If I use a image with a pastel filter ?

Posted by: FabioManoel1977
April 5, 2021 @ 2:27pm
Sorry bad english

I am trying to create a audiobook with images for youtube, but, I am afraid that I get a copyright strike even making a pastel filter in the image, for instance: https://ibb.co/x7GNtkB


I get this picture over... Read more...
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Copyright infringement for true crime podcaster.

Posted by: Zavodmike
April 1, 2021 @ 11:05am
Hello, please help me, i would like to create a podcast episode about a murder that happened many years ago in czech republic. However there is not much information about it I can find. There are several news articles and 2 youtube videos from 2 great... Read more...
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Existing copyright question ("It's a Wonderful Life")

Posted by: Charles
March 26, 2021 @ 7:41pm
Hello! I'm a published playwright mulling a new project with the title "Charles Dickens' It's a Wonderful Life." The Frank Capra/Jimmy Stewart original IAWL from the 40's *IS* still under copyright -- notwithstanding the fact that it fell into public... Read more...
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Personal facebook post with sports image in it

Posted by: sary
March 18, 2021 @ 2:36pm
I want to write a personal facebook post on my facebook page. For that post, I want to use a picture of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi I found in... Read more...
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School Virtual Talent Show

Posted by: hfloyd
March 17, 2021 @ 11:42am
With Fair Use, especially during oiur remote learning in Covid, is it okay to have a school talent show over Zoom/Meet?
I understand that recording or live streaming over YouTube would likely shut the talent show down. but could a school use Zoom... Read more...
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Photograph Copyrights

Posted by: James123
March 15, 2021 @ 2:05pm
Hello, I have recently gained permission to use photographs from various photographers. These rights were attained through written consent as well as a form which they have signed. I do not OWN the photo, but they have allowed me to use them commercially,... Read more...
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Pre-loading mp3 players with iTunes music

Posted by: trekkeriii
March 10, 2021 @ 8:53am
Is it legal for a healthcare organization to provide pre-loaded mp3 players with music purchased by the healthcare organization through iTunes or other like Music services? Basically the plan is to buy gift cards for iTunes, have a shared Apple ID at a... Read more...
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Book translation copyright

Posted by: petrumadalin
March 6, 2021 @ 3:42am
Hi everyone,
I have been granted the copyright of a book, for the translation in my lanuage in 2009, and the author have just passed away this year. The book have not been published yet. Am I still the the holder of the copyriht of the... Read more...
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Allowing digitization of historic library materials

Posted by: bigede
March 4, 2021 @ 4:02pm
I was contacted by a company since it was interested in digitizing materials in our local history roomfor its product that it hopes to sell to the public for a monthly fee and we could potentially receive a small amount of revenue.
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images and heart of the work

Posted by: hb
February 4, 2021 @ 11:22am
Someone asked me a question that has puzzled me. Would an image in and of itself be considered the heart of the work? If it were a part of an article, for instance, and was not central to the article topic, would it still be judged on its own?
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This may sound hopeless, but I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov (Ya Nukogda Ne Dumal), published in 2007. I know the copyright laws are different in every country, and there is no way this book could be in the public domain. I believe the

Posted by: Hellb1
December 16, 2020 @ 1:23pm
I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov published in either 2007 or 2010 that I would very much like to transllate into English. I know that copyright laws are different in each country, and I believe that in Russia copyright lasts for 74 years... Read more...
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Is the Public Domain Slider going to be updated from Flash?

Posted by: Ih8alaoitp
December 4, 2020 @ 7:50am
Since Adobe Flash has an imminent end of life, I am wondering if anyone is working on a non-flash version of the Public Domain Slider?
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Digitizing Local Music CD Collection

Posted by: Lapsis Beeftech
December 2, 2020 @ 6:18pm
The library has a collection of music CDs recorded by artists in the local area, gathered through donations and purchased to serve the local community. Some of these artists are big names, others are local bands which were active for a few years and are... Read more...
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DVD & Copy Protection Technology

Posted by: victorl
December 1, 2020 @ 1:32pm
If a person has requested and been granted permission by the publisher/copyright holder to upload a DVD to an online course management system, does this also give the user permission to circumvent any copyright protection technology that may be present on... Read more...
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Is it ok to provide handouts of presentation slides with images?

Posted by: cb
November 10, 2020 @ 3:51pm
At a medical school, faculty are very concerned about their ability to both post slides with images to the learning management system and distribute those same slides as handouts in class. Often presentation slides include images of diseases and... Read more...
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Trademarking a name

Posted by: musicmaker
October 22, 2020 @ 9:11pm


I'm a singer-songwriter. I'm looking to trademark my artist name, so that I am the only one with rights to upload my music to platforms like Spotify with my name.
I understand that usually, trademarking a name only applies to the... Read more...
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Is sharing music with a substitute musician to let them practice legal?

Posted by: steven8579
October 18, 2020 @ 4:38pm
Hi Everyone,
I'm designing an app in whic musicians request a substitute and  the substitute will agree to cover for them. My question is that I want to implement a feature that will allow musicians to share the music with the substitute only and... Read more...
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Circulating audiobook & print book together -- follow up question

Posted by: kwatson
October 16, 2020 @ 7:42am
Hello again!
Our Tech Services staff had some follow up questions to my previous post about circulating the audio and print formats of a title together:
1) Does it matter that we would be inserting a disc from one publisher into the back... Read more...
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Circulating audiobook & print book together

Posted by: kwatson
October 6, 2020 @ 8:17am
Hello!
We have a circulating collection of picture books and their audiobooks bundled together as a kit. Currently all of the kits have the audiobook in its original packaging (i.e. jewel case). We would like to reduce the space the collection... Read more...
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Can I sell copyrighted recording of blues and jazz from the 20s and 30s on CD

Posted by: fig000
September 16, 2020 @ 9:16pm
Hi,
    I've become interested in a a trend that has come about recently. There are a growing number of companies that create monthly subscription boxes, some of them selling rock collections, 80s mix tapes, etc. I would like to sell blues and... Read more...
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