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This Blog / Website ~ A-Panache is licensed under a Creative Commons

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If I have used your information unbeknownst to myself of ‘different sharing’ rules that you have applied… Please Contact Me. As I have usually tried to either A: Contact you and it has been ‘lost’ in interweb of communication. (somewhat confusing contact forms etc..) B: Having read information that is applied, at the websites I ‘quote’ being sure to add authors and links. Once again please let me know of any issue where you believe this to be missing. I do not put others information across as my own, Alternatively, your material can be removed from published display, although I may still provide links to that material or to a source for that material.

Also, feel free to let me know if anything on this page seems ‘out of order’ 😉
Content in this blog is created by (aka) Sasha / Afreestyler / Apanache (< directs to my Gravatar with other links) Unless where stated otherwise giving credit and the relevant links to offsite author’s, websites and/or articles where quoted. nb: I do not gain financially from this website.
Images used Credit +
When the copyright holder is not known I’d like to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified on this site so that I can append the corrections to this oversight. Usually, I have tried to use free wallpapers and such.
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I may at times publish copyrighted material, the use of which might not have been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. As mentioned above I’m not as savvy as some with the rules, but I do endeavor to include the correct links and appropriate credit where I can. Also it is an effort on my part to share this information to a perhaps wider community awareness, and there is no financial gain; as priorly mentioned.


  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially. (Apanache ~ One would hope you would keep the amount to a minimum if used commercially.. but never mind)
  • The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.
  • Under the following terms:
  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit to Apanache, provide a link to the license, and to myself, . Appropriate credit / links kept in place for any information or articles by other parties outside of Apanache.
  • Also please indicate if changes were made: You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


  • You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

The Bloggers’ FAQ on Intellectual Property addresses issues that arise when you publish material created by others on your blog.

Questions About Copyright via Electronic Frontier Foundation << See many more FAQ at the link.

I found something interesting on someone else’s blog. May I quote it?

Yes. Short quotations will usually be fair use, not copyright infringement. The Copyright Act says that “fair use…for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.” So if you are commenting on or criticizing an item someone else has posted, you have a fair use right to quote. The law favors “transformative” uses — commentary, either praise or criticism, is better than straight copying — but courts have said that even putting a piece of an existing work into a new context (such as a thumbnail in an image search engine) counts as “transformative.” The blog’s author might also have granted you even more generous rights through a Creative Commons license, so you should check for that as well.


Copyright and Fair Use via WordPress Support << see more at the link

WordPress.com is a publishing, rather than a file sharing platform, so copyrighted materials are often used in commentary, journalism, or the transformation of the material into something original of their own.

What is fair use? 

There aren’t hard and fast rules when it comes to defining fair use. However, the Copyright Act sets out four factors for courts to consider:

  1. The purpose and character of the use: Why and how is the material used? Using content for criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship or research is usually fair. Additionally, using material in a transformative manner, that is to say, in a manner that adds new expression, meaning, or insight, is also more likely to be considered fair use over an exact reproduction of a work. What’s more, nonprofit use is favored over commercial use.
  2. The nature of the copyrighted work: Is the original factual or fiction, published or unpublished? Factual and published works are less protected, so its use is more likely to be considered fair.
  3. The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole: How much of the material is used? If the “heart” (the most memorable or significant portion) or the majority of a work wasn’t used, it’s more likely to be considered fair.
  4. The effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work: Does the use target a different market/audience? If so, it’s more likely to be fair use. It’s important to note that although criticism or parody may reduce a market, it still may be fair because of its transformative nature. In other words, if the criticism of a product influences people to stop buying the product, that doesn’t count as having an “effect on the market for the work” under copyright law.

Here are some resources to learn more about fair use:

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Interprets above (ie: at Images and Fair Use) as a very small amount of wording was via One Cool Site


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