12. What about a cover, remix, mash-up or edit?
Creating your own version of someone else’s work, including editing or remixing is referred to as a derivative work. Unless you benefit from a copyright exception or the materials you want to edit are in the public domain, you need to seek permission from the copyright holder first in order to avoid infringement claims.
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There are two exceptions to be aware of, one specifically for criticism and review and a more general exception for quotation. Both exceptions apply to all types of copyright material…
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