Blue Husky Studios makes every attempt to provide original content to its users. However, there are some situations when this is inherently impossible or prohibitively difficult. In these scenarios, Blue Husky Studios ensures the content used is done so legally.
While we prefer to get explicit, written permission from the content owner, this is sometimes not possible. In such cases, we may defer to one of two things:
To ensure proper following of the United States of America and international fair use law, the text of these laws text is both linked and copied below and, to be meta about it, we believe the inclusion of these texts is done in fair use:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 1 - Subject matter and scope of copyright
Sec. 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 -
The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.
(Pub. L. 94-553, title I, Sec. 101, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2546;
Pub. L. 101-650, title VI, Sec. 607, Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5132;
Pub. L. 102-492, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3145.)
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.