A funny and informative exploration of ambiguous fair use practices (bonus: disappointed otter picture).

And I tend to agree with +Jonah Peretti's interpretation of BuzzFeed's fair use coverage:

"Peretti told me that he considers a BuzzFeed list -- its sequencing, framing, etc -- to be a transformative use of photos. That is to say, including that unattributed photo of the otter in that list was OK because its inclusion as an "extremely disappointed" animal transformed the nature of the photo. 'It's a question,' Peretti said, 'of when lots of little things add up to a transformation as opposed to a copyright violation'."
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