Penalties for copyright
infringement include civil and criminal penalties.
In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright
infringement may be ordered to pay either actual
damages or "statutory" damages affixed at not less
than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work
infringed. For "willful" infringement, a court may
award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court
can, in its discretion, also assess costs and
Willful copyright infringement
can also result in criminal penalties, including
imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to
$250,000 per offense.
use" claims... with fair use you can't pass things
to a third party such as Facebook or other
internet entities and it can't be made
"available to the world"....
Fair Use is for quick and limited use, such as
teaching or discussions when you are not
keeping the material for a long term.
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