Copyright


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This page concerns copyright ideas and issues in secondary ed tech classes.

Copyright-Copywrong

http://www.techlearning.com/blogs.aspx?id=15862
Shepard Fairey is the street artist whose poster of Barack Obama with the word HOPE in bold letters below him, has become a famous icon of our president and the election. Fairey has publicly confirmed his painting is based on a photograph taken by Mannie Garcia on assignment for the AP and the AP now wants credit and compensation. This page includes a survey which you can use to get the conversation going in your classroom.

Here is an article from the NY Times - http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/10/arts/design/10fair.html