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COPY. A copy is a true transcript of an original writing.
     2. Copies cannot be given in evidence, unless proof is made that the originals, from which they are taken, are lost, or in the power of the opposite party; and in the latter case, that notice has been given him to produce the original. See 12 Vin. Abr. 97; Phil. Ev. Index, h.t.; Poth. Obl. Pt. 4, c. 1, art. 33 Bouv. Inst. n. 3055. 3. To prove a copy of a record, the witness must be able to swear that he has examined it, line for line, with the original, or has examined the copy, while another person read the original. 1 Campb. R. 469. It is not requisite that the persons examining should exchange, papers, and read them alternately. 2 Taunt. R. 470. Vide, generally, 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3106-10; 1 Stark. R. 183; 2 E. C. L. Rep. 183; 4 Campb. 372; 2 Burr.1179; B.N.P.129; 1 Carr. & P. 578. An examined copy of the books of unincorporated banks are not, per se, evidence. 12 S. & R. 256. See 13 S. & R. 135, 334; 2 N. & McC. 299.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In that law Congress for the first time had specified factors for courts to consider in determining fair use: the nature and purpose (commercial or noncommercial) of the infringing work; the nature of the copyrighted work; the amount and substantiality of the copied portion in relation to the whole; and the effect of the infringing work upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work.
The part of the work being copied, the third fair use factor, is a little more subject to debate.
When a file is copied, the original remains where it is and a copy is placed in the new location.
"We find that copying is more serious for programs that are copied off the air from pay-per-view systems," Eves added.
For the artist it is a kind of internal "projection screen" on which he may examine, as well as combine, divide, rearrange, and judge images originally obtained through sense perception.(28) It allows him, along with the judgment of the intelletto, to create a proper style from the many examples he has copied and internalized.(29) In Cennini's terms, copying models can also kindle a love that distracts the mind and fills the fantasia with images conjured by desirous longing.
Universal pointed out that those who copied movies off-the-air copied the whole of the copyrighted work, and this too was said to cut strongly against a finding of fair use.
"All the draft correspondence, including the last exchange, is copied to disk once the final agreement is settled.
When a snap-copy is created, the data is copied to another area of storage; availability of the snapshot depends on how long the copy takes to complete.