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Press Release Copyright (was RE: Howard Stern In Denver)
- Subject: Press Release Copyright (was RE: Howard Stern In Denver)
- From: Roger Kirk <rkirk@VideoServer.com>
- Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 14:50:07 -0400
>On 28 Apr 99, ASchinella@aol.com wrote:
>> i hope no one minds (there isn't a copyright to the release) but i am
>> forwarding a press release from fair concerning stern's comments:
A. Joseph Ross replied:
>Since the United States joined the Berne Convention about 10 years
>ago, it has no longer been necessary for something to carry a copyright
>notice in order to have copyright protection.
If it bears no notice to the contrary, can one reasonably
assume that a press release (by definition) is intended
to be copied in whole or in part for dissemination without
securing the permission of the author/copyright holder?