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Tip of the day: Gain ethos and fame! Put your work out there for others to use.

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 18th, 2011

Drawing from my interview with him, Justin Lewis suggests that content creators should consider allowing their work to be taken up by and appropriated others. He suggests this may be a way to enhance your ethos and allow you to gain exposure. Consider Creative Commons licensing, for example. To find out more, check out the […]

[Podcast Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is episode 15 of Screen Space, “An interview with Justin Lewis on ‘Copyleft, Digital Pirates, and Content Creation with Remixing.’” I am your host, Dr. Jennifer L. […]

 
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Viacom: “fair use works for us”

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 8th, 2010

In this interesting follow-up story by ARS, Viacom, owners of Comedy Central, support the fair use of video clips by bloggers. In an earlier report by Hollywood Reporter, it appeared Viacom was going to go after bloggers who posted slips of the Daily Show or Colbert Report. But this was wrong. According to Jeremy Zweig […]

FTC Testimonial Rules for Bloggers & “Word of Mouth” Marketers

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 12th, 2009

If you blog, podcast, or otherwise provide endorsements or testimonials of free products you received for this word of mouth marketing, you could be sued $11,00 for not disclosing this connection. According to a 10/05 Press Release by the Federal Trade Commission, the rules for bloggers and others who use “word of mouth” marketing have […]

Unaware copyright infringement equals less Money to the RIAA

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on August 25th, 2008

Copyright issues are particularly important to consider when constructing websites, developing a blog, or creating new media. Copyright comes into play in interesting ways online and it is an issue I have been meaning to go into more in this blog. I’ll even do a podcast episode or two on it. For many people copyright […]

Cosmo’s “Shameless Money-Saving Trick”: Fair Use or Piracy?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 31st, 2008

Cosmo apparently supports music piracy! Or it is fair use? Thanks to Podcasting News for posting about this Cosmos suggestion of asking friends to burn you a CD of music you’ll like (and returning the favor) because “Having new tunes is ideal, but shelling out the cash to buy said music hurts.” The Podcasting News […]

Panel C.1; Fair Use and Fair Play: Copyright and Legality Issues in the Classroom

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 24th, 2008

Panel C.1; Fair Use and Fair Play: Copyright and Legality Issues in the Classroom Speaker #1, “Am I Going to Get Sued For This?” Fair Use and Fear in the Digital Classroom”; Quinn Warnick, Iowa State University Starts w/ three scenarios States that educators are particularity vulnerable to the law Law is woefully inadequate Goes […]