Merritt Island, FL asked in Small Claims for Florida

Q: I am trying to get a professional opinion on a Fair Use project

I posted a Fair Use project on the internet using other's copyrighted content. I got a response from the original copyright holder saying that what I made isn't Fair Use and that I should take it down. I agreed, but only under the condition that I reevaluate my Fair Use project and get a professional opinion.

P.S. I am trying to conceal my identity unless absolutely necessary that I modify the locations away from where I live

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1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If what you posted was a copyright infringement (and not protected by "fair use"), it's not negotiable. If you don't take it down, he can sue you. And it's not "small claims" either, by the way.

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