Fair Use And Copyright

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Copyright exists to provide incentives for people to create culture.

    • B. 

      Copyright gives creators some control over their work

    • C. 

      Copyright puts limits on the authors control of their work

    • D. 

      Copyright gives full control of the work to the author/artist

  • 2. 
    _____________________ was deeply opposed to Copyright, thinking it held good ideas hostage.
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      John Payne

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 3. 
    There is a time limit for a Copyrighted material. It is_____________________________________.
    • A. 

      70 years from when the art/culture is composed/written.

    • B. 

      7 years from when the art/culture is composed/written.

    • C. 

      70 years from the death of the creator of the art/culture.

    • D. 

      57 years from the death of the creator of the art/culture.

  • 4. 
    "Fair Use" encompases all of the below except:
    • A. 

      Fair Use protects the rights of creators who want to incorporate others work in theirs.

    • B. 

      Fair Use is generally the same as quoting someone.

    • C. 

      Fair Use allows the use of another's film in your film, under some conditions.

    • D. 

      Fair Use allows you to use others work as long as you pay them.

  • 5. 
    Fair Use doctrine is a safety valve to protect freedom of speech.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Fair Use makes it difficult for us to comment on current culture and art.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    One of the major questions Judges ask about Fair Use: did the unlicensed use “transform” the copyrighted material by using it for a different purpose—in a different context—or did it just repeat the work for the same intent and value as the original?   What does "transform" mean?
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      Echo

    • C. 

      Battologize

    • D. 

      Quinsoak

  • 8. 
    Judges and lawmakers have realized they could never make specific fair use rules that would work in every situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Artists themselves are best able to figure out what should be considered Fair Use, more than lawyers, judges, politicians, and business executives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If you could produce the same material as you want to use yourself, and it would achieve the same effect, but to do it would be expensive or inconvenient to you then __________________________
    • A. 

      That is no longer Fair Use of the material

    • B. 

      You don't need to worry about Fair Use, just do it the least expensive way.

    • C. 

      You need to pay some small fee to the original author/creator.

  • 11. 
    If you record someone talking, and a radio is on in the background, you need to pay a copyright fee to use that clip, or refilm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You can't just use any historical footage in your film. But, if it can't be licensed, or is unreasonably expensive, and there's no substitute, then you can claim Fair Use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When you borrow something to make your documantary film, you don't need to add an attribution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When it is not Fair Use-----
    • A. 

      When the copyright material is transformative

    • B. 

      When you are not using the material for essentially the same purpose.

    • C. 

      If it's expensive to license or difficult to track the owner.

    • D. 

      If we comment on the performance or something about the used art.