Courts and law professors often praise "fair use" as the counterweight that balances copyright with free expression. Those who actually litigate fair use cases say it's the copyright owner who has the advantage. But now -- thanks to a federal court decision involving dissemination of internal e-mails about electronic voting machines -- the times, they may be a-changin', for ISPs, Internet publishers and others, says attorney Fred von Lohmann.
Fair Use Goes on the Offensive
Special to Law.com
October 26, 2004
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