Skip To Content
BuzzFeed News Home Reporting To You

Utilizamos cookies, próprios e de terceiros, que o reconhecem e identificam como um usuário único, para garantir a melhor experiência de navegação, personalizar conteúdo e anúncios, e melhorar o desempenho do nosso site e serviços. Esses Cookies nos permitem coletar alguns dados pessoais sobre você, como sua ID exclusiva atribuída ao seu dispositivo, endereço de IP, tipo de dispositivo e navegador, conteúdos visualizados ou outras ações realizadas usando nossos serviços, país e idioma selecionados, entre outros. Para saber mais sobre nossa política de cookies, acesse link.

Caso não concorde com o uso cookies dessa forma, você deverá ajustar as configurações de seu navegador ou deixar de acessar o nosso site e serviços. Ao continuar com a navegação em nosso site, você aceita o uso de cookies.

A Handy Guide To Remixing Without Getting Sued

Want to remix other people's work? Here's how you can do it, publish your work, and protect yourself from a lawsuit.

Posted on October 24, 2012, at 4:19 p.m. ET

To go with our article, Why Remix Culture Needs New Copyright Laws, we put together a flowchart to help artists decide whether or not they should publish their work — and how not to get sued in the process.

Graphic by Ben Jackson and Chris Ritter

Don't Forget!

This graphic was co-authored with Gabe Levine, a San-Francisco-based new media lawyer, podcaster, and blogger.

The graphic is made available for informational purposes only, not to provide legal advice. You understand and agree that: (a) there is no attorney-client relationship between you and the publishers or authors, including Gabriel S. Levine and Benjamin Jackson; (b) all statements are solely those of the authors and do not reflect the views of any other person, company or organization; and (c) the article should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney in your state or jurisdiction. Though it is not intended as such, this article may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions, and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.

BuzzFeed News’ FinCEN Files investigation exposed massive financial corruption on a historic global scale. Want to support our journalism? Become a BuzzFeed News member.

ADVERTISEMENT