Simple question (copyright)

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  1. realmadrid

    realmadrid Rookie

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    Apr 12, 2015

    Hi all,

    I want to use several online news article from some newspapers. I would print them and give them to my students for reading purposes. Am I breaking some rules when I do that?

    I hope not because there are so many interesting news articles online.

    Thanks
     
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    czacza Multitudinous

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    Apr 12, 2015

    You are not breaking any copyright rules since you are using the news articles for educational purposes. There is a doctrine of the Copyright Act pertaining to "fair use." According to this article:

    "You can reproduce something for the purpose of analyzing or criticizing it, and fair use also specifically allows for multiple classroom copies of a work."

    I would say you're in the clear! :)
     
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