Welcome to the Woodstock -
Preservation Archives Dedicated to the Historic Preservation of
the Site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival
THE WOODSTOCK SITE
Hurd & West Shore Rds
FAIR USE PROVISION of the COPYRIGHT ACT - THE STATUTORY DECREE
107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair Use
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and
106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in
copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for
purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including
multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an
infringement of copyright.
In determining whether the use made of a work in any
particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include -
- 1. the purpose and character of the use, including
whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational
- 2. the nature of the copyrighted work;
- 3. the amount and substantiality of the portion used
in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
- 4. the effect of the use upon the potential market
for or value of the copyrighted work.
The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself
bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.
The Woodstock - Preservation Archives uses sights and sounds of this
historical event copyrighted by individuals and corporations, and is protected under code 17 U.S.C. Â§ 107 (1988 ed. and Supp. IV),known
as the Fair Use Provision.