What does -Fair use clause- refer to?

What does -Fair use clause- refer to?
“Can I upload” copyright flowchart (Photo credit: giulia.forsythe)
        It may be surprising to know that the Copyright Law does not directly protect the creative works of authors, inventors, filmmakers, artists and photographers among others, but is rather meant to promote the progress of science and useful arts.   In a way, the Copyright Law’s priority leans towards the benefit of the public and at some extent may seem unfair to the copyright owner. Although, among the exclusive rights given to the owner is the legal reproduction of his or her work. The right to authorize other parties to reproduce is also accorded to the owner. Continue reading “What does -Fair use clause- refer to?”