Copyright Mythbusters: Believe It or Not, Fair Use Exists
by DONNA WENTWORTH
Copyfight, publication date: 05 December 2005
"The truth -- that copyright has built-in limits to protect free speech, scholarship, research, and innovation (the 'progress of science and useful arts') -- sounds like a lie. Surely all of that stuff is just bleeding-heart liberal, mushy-minded nonsense?
Oh, well, actually -- no. Fair use exists, and for very good reasons."