Film Studios Deny Fair Use
Larry Lessig asked me for a pointer to the Hollywood movie studios’ response to my request to use a few seconds of their films for a home movie project I was making with my 5-year-old — not for posting on the Web, just for showing off to family or friends.
Four of the studios refused outright, two refused to respond, and the seventh wobbled.
Darknet. When The Studios Won’t Give Permission. July 8, 2005.