Zach's CSC 131 Intellectual Property Page
Fair use is copying copywrited material for commentary or criticism purposes. This can also mean copying certain things word for word, like quotes or lyrics to help explain the commentary or criticism.
Fair use ends up coming down to four catagories
What is fair use?
Cornell's Plagarism policy
Here is a copy of the letter I sent to the minnesota Vikings:
Hi my name is Zach Nelson and I was wondering if I could use the graphic on the top of your website on my own personal site. I am currently a college student but I have been a diehard vikings fan since I was young and I would like to show my purple pride on my website. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org, your response would be greatly appreciated. Skol Vikings!
Shockingly, they did not reply