2011: Record Year of Billion Dollar Disasters
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The Weather Channel2011 has had more billion dollar weather disasters than any other year on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is out with their list of the worst weather events in a year of extremes. Meteorologist Mike Seidel has details. Copyright The Weather Channel 2011 "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" forpurposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use." 107.Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole ...