Fair Use for Online Video


Abiding by copyright and other IP laws is a requirement when creating and distributing content online content. The Center for Social Media, part of the School of Communication at American University, has produced a free resource to help individuals and firms navigate, in a more judicious way, the online world of sharing, re-posting, and copy & pasting.

You can download the Code of BestPractices in Fair Use for Online Video here or acquire it directly from their site at There is some other great content available on their website as well; take some time to peruse.