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I wrote an ebook to be copyrighted by my non-profit ministry.

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I wrote an ebook to be copyrighted by my non-profit ministry. It includes various pics from online and even the History Channel.all of which I give credit to. My approach to them is critique, showing where they are wrong and where they did well. They are all unlikely to gust give permission outright.

My intent is fair use. Am I looking fro trouble here?

Kirk Adams : Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm an Intellectual Property litigation attorney. Thanks for your question.
Kirk Adams : Criticism of a work is generally considered to be "Fair Use". Here's a good link from the US Copyright Office regarding this issue:
Kirk Adams : Thus, you're likely ok on these grounds, but you should read up on this and make sure your work complies with traditional fair use allowances.
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