Legal and How-to Guides for Independent Creators, Internet Users, nonprofits, and small businesses

Our educational guides are organized by category and title below. We also have the Fair Use app and 150+ video guides available.  You can check out our video legal guides by clicking here!
Also make sure to check out our new book Don't Panic, a plain language legal guide that every creator and business should have when starting a project.

Legal Guides

Copyright Law & Fair Use

Creative Commons & Open Licenses

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Content takedowns, getting your content back up, and protecting your website from liability.

Free Speech & Censorship

Legal Guides For Content Creators

Our educational guides are organized by category and title below. We also have the Fair Use app and 150+ video guides available.  You can check out our video legal guides by clicking here!  You can also buy our new book Don't Panic, a plain language legal guide that every creator and business should have when starting a project.