| Commentary

81 USA: permitted acts

| Commentary

81 USA: permitted acts

The legislation makes provision for a number of permitted acts which may be performed without infringing the copyright in any work and specifies limitations on the exclusive rights of copyright.

The first limitation is in relation to fair use. Although this concept is derived from the fair dealing concept in UK law, it differs from its ancestor in a number of respects. The fair use of a copyright work, including use by reproduction in copies or sound recordings or by any other means for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use),

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