Explaining audio/video copyright to users

Peter Murray writes “I was asked recently by a research center on campus if there were any special considerations about the digitization and streaming of some recorded lectures and other materials. As you can imaging, the discussion was very eye-opening to them. It took them a while to understand all of the nuances, though.

If the question had only come a month later, I would have been able to point them to a piece on NPR this morning about just that topic from a vantage point that everyone can appreciate: campaign speeches.

Political Speeches and the Public Domain

That might be a handy arrow in your quiver the next time you are asked to stream that Fox News clip from your website…”