So, What Can You Copy?

Under the “Fair Use” rule of copyright law, an author may make limited use of another author’s work without asking permission in some situations. An article on the Nolo.com site provides a good review of the Fair Use rules. For more information and the five rules to keep in mind about what is Fair Use, see When Copying Is Okay: The “Fair Use” Rule.

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