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Is Microblogging Protected by Fair Use? The 140 character Debate

Are tweets and status updates protected by fair use? Because there is no set number of words or set amount of a copyrighted work that may be used in all cases without the owner’s permission, the answer is a lawyerly one — it depends.

Read the following article from Martindale.com for more information on the debate that rages on between the role of copyright protection and social networking.

Learn more about copyright, fair use and public domain.

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