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Lawyers Struggle To Define Fair Use In Wake Of Google Books Case

Posted at 8:40AM Thursday 13 Mar 2014

The idea of "fair use" provides a critical exception to copyright law for artists, journalists and others. Increasingly, courts are asking if the new use is "transformative" – does this make sense?

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